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Job

Buyer

  • Job ref:

    12071

  • Location:

    Wakefield, United States

  • Sector:

    Materials

  • Contact:

    Bob Giusti

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Consultant:

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Buyer

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the purchasing of optics and machined parts 
  • Coordinate necessary product specification revisions and deviations as needed with Suppliers
  • Maintain system accuracy, including lead-time, pricing, current supplier information, current purchase order data, etc.
  • Obtain quotes by forwarding requirements to Suppliers 
  • Review requests for assigned materials, parts and/or services and verifies specifications with requester as necessary
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Manager on stock/non-stock items
  • Review and modify demand forecasts for inventory items, purchasing systems, and reporting tools
  • Investigate and respond to ISO Document Control’s queries concerning Vendor documentation
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and assist in achieving yearly cost reduction targets set by Supply Chain Manager
  • Work cross-functionally within the organization and other support functions such as R&D, Quality, Engineering, and Production 

Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in Purchasing
  • Experience in optics and a strong knowledge of ERP Systems
  • Ability to lead projects, negotiate and multitask
  • Strong administrative and data management skills
  • Experience in delivering competitive advantage to the business through development and implementation of sourcing strategies