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Title: Senior Buyer (Manufacturing)
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type
- Duration – Permanent
- Pay rate: $80-90K
- Job Location: Lawrence, MA
- Job#: bh12539
Senior Buyer (Manufacturing)
- Seeking a senior buyer (10 years’ experience) would consider a more junior level 5+ with a college degree.
- 80% of the company spend is Austria and Japan which causes international shipping delays, long lead times
- Looking for someone who has had some difficult accounts, dealing with difficult suppliers. Mature enough to deal with these situations
- Able to fix and resolve issues
- Work from established procedures to purchase products and services, considering variables such as price, quality, service, and lead time
- Continually work to improve established procedures in order to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
- Set up new part numbers, maintain existing databases, and improve part numbering processes within JD Edwards
- Manage significant inventory of all purchased items from many different domestic and international vendors
- Review order acknowledgements and follow up on existing orders, recording all information in JD Edwards
- Arrange air, truck, and ocean freight for incoming orders and direct shipments
- Maintain and improve existing vendor metrics and relationships
- Negotiate with new and old vendors for improvements to quality, pricing, lead times, and service.
- Perform other tasks as assigned or required
- Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience
- History of process improvement
- Consistently positive attitude
- Ability to perform all work functions quickly, without supervision, while maintaining accuracy
- Superior oral and written communication within all levels of the organization
- Strong MS Office Skills: Word, Excel and Outlook
- JD Edwards experience
- Experience with buying product and managing inventory
- Experience within a manufacturing environment
Mathematical acumen, desire to learn
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