Buyer

  • location: Haverhill, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $28 - $34 per hour

job description

Buyer

job summary:
Fortune 250 leading manufacturer is seeking a Buyer to join their team. This position is contract but has the opportunity to go full time permanent. Hourly pay: $28-34/hour depending on experience

 
location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $28 - 34 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Identifies and recommends suppliers by investigating potential suppliers, researching parts, equipment, machinery, services, and materials availability.
  • Conducts supplier site visits and evaluates them as to production capability, performance, delivery, and other key business criteria.
  • May complete supplier certification as part of a technical and/or quality team.
  • Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers.
  • Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers.
  • Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.
  • Evaluates bids for standard and non-standard items. Selects suppliers for lower cost items or items of limited scope and complexity and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service.
  • Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.
  • Monitors and evaluates supplier performance.
  • Advises appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.
  • Resolves shipment quality discrepancies by mediating supplier/manufacturing issues.
  • Facilitates the resolution of issues by arranging and participating in conferences between suppliers and company personnel.
  • Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations and engineering changes with suppliers. Provides parts, equipment, and materials information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency.
  • Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations; ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
  • Complies with Government/Commercial Practices Manual (GPM/CPM) policies and procedures.
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qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Purchasing / Procurement
  • Materials
  • Supply Chain

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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