Contract position: A Buyer/Planner is needed for a manufacturer of optics products in the Southborough, MA area. This position will purchase OEM completed products from specified suppliers ensuring timely delivery while maintaining and delivering cost reductions, and preventing backorders. No per diem available. Some travel may be anticipated.Responsibilities for the Buyer
Requirements for the Buyer
- Perform domestic and global sourcing of assigned commodities. Maintain supplier files in accordance with policies. Accountable for data input and integrity of items and suppliers within responsibility.
- Interact with suppliers and foster good working relationships. Work closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues. Participate on NCR reviews and closure. Prepare and manage proper paperwork for materials returned.
- Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of material purchasing experience in preferably a medical manufacturing environment.
- Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment preferred. Significant knowledge of MRP systems, Engineering, Quality and general business processes.
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