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Job

Buyer

  • Job ref:

    11607

  • Location:

    Dracut, United States

  • Sector:

    Materials

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Bob Giusti

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Consultant:

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Buyer

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Under direct supervision, plan and purchase commercial parts and material of a repetitive nature to insure availability at lowest possible cost and investment while maximizing customer service
  • Respond to MRP demand in a timely manner (daily), placing orders for material in response to
  • forecasts and customer requirements
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of supplier base; manage and develop alternate supplier
  • relationships as performance and business requirements dictate
  • Manage purchase agreements and contracts for materials, as to sources, quotations, prices,
  • terms, etc., ensuring uniformity, economy and limitation of liability
  • Expedite parts shortages and past due parts and initiate corrective action to remedy shortage
  • problems
  • Manage database of substitute materials and alternate methods, or new sources for required
  • materials anticipating make vs. buy cost trends in light of future forecasts for components
  • Manage creative supplier agreements/contracts that focus on efficient delivery of material,
  • utilizing lean concepts such as pull systems, consignment and bread man to minimize inventory
  • and limit out of stock situations
  • Control inventory/ordering procedures to minimize exposure to surplus and obsolete inventories
  • Maintain consistent interface with Engineering and Manufacturing management and other
  • internal customers
  • Responsible for a set number of suppliers and order placement with them on a day to day basis

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required;
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-5 years experience as a buyer in a manufacturing environment