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Buyer and Planner - 1st Shift

Manchester, NH 03103

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Light Industrial/Manufacturing Job Number: 52028

Do you have experience with purchasing and planning and have worked in a manufacturing setting?  Do have  strong computer skills and ability to maintain confidential information?  This job could be for you!

Our client, in Southern New Hampshire, is currently seeking a Buyer and Planner  for 1st Shift. In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Directing and planning  the purchasing and procurement of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for both  maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), as well as  direct materials to support production and engineering.

  • Analyze  material requirements and place  purchase orders for materials, services, and equipment as required to support production schedules

  • Drive supplier performance/quality to ensure  on time delivery
  • Get the most out of the use of the ERP/MRP system to support aggressive inventory reduction goals
  • Solicit  and evaluate  proposals for requested commodities
  • Source  new suppliers 
  • Advise  team and  management on appropriate suppliers to be used
  • Negotiate  best and lowest costs
  • Lead and / or support continuous improvement
  • Assure  that materials are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company
  • Maintain  timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records
  • Schedule flexibility to support critical deadlines may be required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • B.S. 2 - 4-year business degree is helpful.
  • 1-4 years of purchasing in manufacturing setting preferred
  • MRP/ERP purchasing with MAPICS or other integrated system experience
  • Expediting to meet deadlines
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have basic computer skills, including Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Hours - 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off.

Don' t feel you are the best fit for this job but know someone who is?   Refer someone who is hired for this role (or ANY other) and we will offer you a referral bonus  for helping us to keep our client happy.

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