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Buyer-Planner

  • Specialty:

    Manufacturing
  • Title:

    Buyer/Planner
    • City:

      Auburn
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      01501
  • Start date:

    04-19-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    49036

Description

Our client located in Auburn, Ma is looking for a Buyer/Planner to join their team.

Responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the company's needs for indirect materials and services, fixed assets and tooling, and select production materials and services. These products and services are to be secured at cost quality and at delivery competitive levels consistent with company policy and performance standards. The position is further responsible for the timely planning and scheduling of receipt and inventory control of the products and services as assigned consistent with ERP software requirements or as appropriately concluded with a requisitioner.

 

Exemplary Duties/Responsibilities

  • Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, services and/or special tools; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required; maintains close coordination with plant engineering to ensure timely execution of product and services sourcing
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints
  • Experience with working in a Machine Shop or experience with Routing machines
  • Secures and analyzes quotations, negotiates prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities
  • Works closely with I-R strategic sourcing to advance enterprise-wide sourcing programs as appropriate
  • Studies market prices and trends, engineering developments, and manufacturing method improvements applicable to assigned responsibilities; advises company activities with concurrence of a senior buyer and/or the director of purchasing.
  • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management; negotiates prices and delivery terms with guidance from a senior buyer or the director of purchasing for assigned responsibilities
  • Coordinates the planning of recent schedules and inventory control parameters for the assigned products and services consistent with MAPICS requirements or as arranged with
  • Organizes and implements with direction from a senior buyer and/or the director of purchasing strategies to accomplish small business and disadvantaged business sourcing programs consistent with company guidelines
  • Visits suppliers’ facilities to qualify them as new sources and assists in the resolution of production, design, quality and/or delivery problems

 

Education/Experience:

  • Associate’s degree/certificate in a business discipline preferred with 2-5 years’ experience in a related field or 5-10 years’ experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience in an engineer-to-order environment
  • Experience with global sourcing and procurement
  • Efficient in multi-tasking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of change and comprehension of sense of urgency
  • Detail oriented

 

Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with suppliers on terms and conditions, price, delivery, and quality issues
  • Experience in an engineer-to-order environment
  • Experience with global sourcing and procurement
  • Efficient in multi-tasking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of change and comprehension of sense of urgency.

 

Skill:

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment while effectively handling internal pressures
  • Ability to read blueprints and product specifications
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

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