Purchasing / Material Planning Analyst

Allen, Texas
Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI)
Depends on Experience 



Position requires candidates to be U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status)

Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) is a full service fiber optic company specializing in the fabrication an manufacture of fiber optic connectivity products and systems.  Our commitment to technical excellence makes us an industry leader in proficing sophisticated products and professional technical assistance in the fiber optic industry.  AFSI, located in Allen, Texas, has and will continue to base its strategy on technical and application support, quality assurance, product performance and value.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Purchasing/Material Planning Analyst is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to production schedules and customer needs.



  • Utilize MRP reports to create purchase orders for inventory and discrete project work.  Follow purchase order delegation of authority matrix.
  • Replenish outside processed materials to support production plans and satisfy customer requirements.
  • Expedite and track delivery of material to support extraordinary or emergency demand and restore customer’s capacity to operate.
  • Reduce inventory levels by reducing lead times and analyzing demand so as to calculate re-order levels that meet or exceed target inventory turns.
  • Undertake and complete assigned RFQ activities so as to benchmark costs and achieve material cost savings.
  • Regularly consult with departmental management to review Machine Shop schedules and part production accuracy.
  • Assist inventory cycle counter in resolving discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Utilize lot size and cost information to make informed make/buy decisions as needed.
  • Set-up new parts with accurate supplier information and maintenance same through lifecycle of these same part(s). .
  • Training in all company and role/function policies and procedures.
  • Completion of annual standard cost roll drill.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills, as evidenced by an ability to interact with internal customers, vendors, and suppliers of various interpersonal styles.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.



  • Solid basic knowledge of inventory control and storage.
  • Ability to calculate simple to complex arithmetic problems with accuracy.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Strong project management skillset; detail oriented.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong understanding of best practices in customer service.
  • Ability to work upredictable hours to support business needs, - often on short notice.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.



  • Two year college or university program certificate preferred.
  • Two to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22CFR 1120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status)


Amphenol Fiber Systems International complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO poster Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law