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Mechanical Buyer

Hopkinton, MA 01748

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Materials/Logistics Job Number: 51253

Our Client is looking to add a Mechanical Buyer to their growing manufacturing team!

The Mechanical Buyer will be responsible for activities related to strategic sourcing of various metal commodities, including: machining, castings, forgings, sheet metal assemblies, extrusions, and stamping' s  for multiple locations. 


  • Develop and Implement commodity strategies for various metal commodities
  • Global Benchmarking, evaluation of low cost country suppliers
  • Total Cost Analysis
  • Negotiate / Implement Supplier contracts (U.S. & International)
  • Supplier Development
  • Supply Base Consolidation
  • Review and Action MRP scheduled parts, as required to both ensure material availability and manage inventory
  • Resolve Supplier quality non-conformance' s
  • Manage Incoming Freight Costs
  • Proficient at understanding technical drawings
  • Drive Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Track Metal Indices 
  • Material procurement execution
  • Inventory optimization

  • Bachelor’ s Degree (B.S.) from four year College or University; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in metals commodities, Senior buyer, or similar role, in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience with lean manufacturing 
  • Proven negotiating skills 
  • Analytical, Communication, Interpersonal, Team Development, Project Management and Technical skills

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