North Billerica, MA 01862
Our client, a full turnkey contract manufacturer is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team.
In this role, you will have the responsibility for managing the in-bound supply chain for assigned commodities. This includes placing purchase orders, managing cost savings projects, follow-up with suppliers on late deliveries, managing pull-in/push-out triggers from MRP, and keeping inventory liability to a minimum. You will manage a wide range of electronic components as assigned.
Skills & Experience:
- Demonstrated knowledge of MRP systems and in-depth understanding of how they work.
- Demonstrated negotiation skills, exhibiting collaborative and creative approaches.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence with minimal use of authority.
- Strong analytical skills and use of Excel spreadsheets for data analysis and reporting.
- Good understanding of total cost of ownership and how it applies to decision making.
- General knowledge of electronic components used in the assembly of Printed Circuit Boards.
- A bachelor' s degree or at least 8 years of experience in the Electronics Manufacturing Services industry.
- Professional Certifications such as APICS preferred
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