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Merrimack, NH 03054

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Materials/Logistics Job Number: 51281
Our client is  currently seeking a Buyer to join their team! 

Responsible for all materials planning and production scheduling for assigned products and/or manufacturing cells to meet the guidelines established by the Master Schedule. Purchase a wide variety of nonstandard, specialized and custom equipment and materials requiring knowledge of electronic and/or mechanical product specifications and sources of supply.

  • Provides input to management for financial budgets for assigned programs on a monthly basis.
  • Works under the direction of a more senior buyer planner or manager to adjust deliveries in order to maximize cash flow.
  • Under general supervision, works on “ developmental” and “ transition to production” programs.
  • Visits key program suppliers – with support, evaluates capacity or capabilities. Utilizing knowledge of ethics, knows when to question supplier requests.
  • Creates planning BOM and ensures accuracy for customer repairs. 
  • Has basic understanding of how MRP works and the interaction with other Oracle modules.
  • Releases discreet jobs and requisitions, manages most exceptions, and uses pegging to identify problems from the ERP workbench.
  • Releases orders to the shop and suppliers with more discreet scheduling than suggested to optimize inventory levels. Capable of setting up Kanbans with assistance.
  • Sends out quote packages.
  • Possesses some familiarity with regulatory requirements (RoHs, Reach, FAA, FDA, FAR/DFAR, ITAR) that directly affect their program.

  • A Bachelor' s Degree in Business Administration and 3-5 years experience or an MBA and 1-3 years related experience in Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Purchasing, Production Control, Inventory Control, Just In Time Production, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of Oracle system also a plus. Level of lean understanding equivalent to a green belt

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