We are actively recruiting for a Buyer/Purchaser for an established and growing hardware and software company in Chelmsford, MA. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of activities related to the procurement of products and supplies in accordance with set purchasing regulations and procedures.
-Perform duties including placing of purchase orders to procure material in support of manufacturing and other business functions
-Plan and manage inventory by creating and administering forecast models
-Act as a primary partner to the manufacturing operation by understanding build schedules and managing supply chain activities to increase efficiency
-Take responsibility for accurate and on-time delivery of parts and components; follow-up on purchase orders with suppliers and manage delivery expectations as necessary with relevant stakeholders
-Understand material specifications and quality metrics affecting assigned parts and components; work to resolve quality issues with suppliers
-Develop strong relationships with suppliers and communicate frequently
-Leverage positive working relationships with suppliers; seek favorable terms and conditions which positively influence pricing, quality, payment terms, and others as applicable
-Track supplier performance and provide regular feedback to relevant stakeholders; set clear expectations with suppliers and work to change suppliers as needed for optimal business results
-Two to five years of purchasing/buying experience within a technology manufacturing environment is highly preferred
-Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems or purchasing software
-Experience with board/system/software test procedures
-ISO 9001 and 13485 experience a plus
-Ability to accurately handle, prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
-Ability to maintain strong relationships with vendors, office staff and production staff
-Strong organizational and problem solving skills
-Strong attention to detail
If you are interested, please apply with your resume through this ad or call us at 978-615-3180.
Express Employment Professionals (Lowell/Nashua)
Keywords: procurement, purchasing agent, supply chain management, inventory control
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year
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