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Merrimack, New Hampshire | Contract

Job ID: 47786 Industry: Materials

MAJOR JOB OBJECTIVES

Responsible for   Purchasing  a wide variety of nonstandard, specialized and custom equipment and materials requiring knowledge of electronic and/or mechanical product specifications and sources of supply. 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Works under the direction of a more senior buyer planner or manager to adjust deliveries in order to maximize cash flow.
  2. With the guidance of more senior level staff, determines supplier capabilities and works with multiple suppliers to establish a competitive environment.
  3. Has basic understanding of how MRP works and the interaction with other Oracle modules.
  4. Releases orders to the shop and suppliers with more discreet scheduling than suggested to optimize inventory levels.   Capable of setting up Kanbans with assistance.
  5. Prioritizes multiple items thru inspection and internal suppliers.   Coordinates resources to expedite competing priorities.
  6. Able to effectively interact with team members. Can create written and verbal reports and may deliver presentations with some management involvement.  Communicates internal problems or issues to managers.
  7. With guidance from supervisor or more senior level Buyer Planner, reviews data and understands how the information affects program success.
  8. Cooperates with coworkers and helps team leader meet goals. Shares information and ideas with the team.   Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities.
  9. Completes scheduled basic status reporting and notifies management of any issues that may impact customer delivery or quality.
  10. With assistance, may perform a basic price analysis.

A Bachelor' s/Associates Degree in Business Administration and 1-2  years experience   in Purchasing, Production Control, Inventory Control.  American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification a plus.  Knowledge of Oracle system also a plus.  

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