Ref No.: 18-11655
Location: Chelsea, Massachusetts

Maintaining a well streamlined Supply Chain is an integral part of sustaining a successful product based business. A large portion of this backend success comes from efficient tactical Buyers working closely with Operations and Planning to eliminate material related bottlenecks. A successful buyer will help mitigate production shortages, manage inventory levels, and ultimately play a pivotal role in our strive to meet OTD dates. The Buyer owns metrics pertaining to receipt of raw materials such as: on time to stock, requisition to PO conversion rate, adhering to the AVL, quality requirements and inventory goals.
and quality requirements.

-Quote components on in coming quote kits through approved suppliers
-Prepare quote kits for submittal of the RFQ to the customer by customer service
-Quote and buy office/miscellaneous items
-Control inventory impact by analyzing MOQ vs consumption
-Maintain MRP health by aligning PO dates and managing PO quantities
-Run and respond to daily MRP report
-Run and respond to daily Exceptions Report (Reschedule In, Reschedule Out, Cancels, Late PO's)
-Resolve PO/Invoice discrepancies in a timely manner
-Manage OSP components (painting, testing, etc.)
-Process supplier related RMA's
-Pursue and track cost out in accordance with divisional supply base
-Ensure fixed vendors align with divisional supply base
-Communicate and coordinate with plant manager, production supervisors and planning to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
-Expedite critical orders throughout the supply chain

. Basic Qualifications:
- Legally authorized to work in the Client States without company sponsorship.
- 3+ years of Buying experience
- Bachelor's Degree preferred but will consider qualified individuals with related work experience
- ITAR compliance

Preferred Qualifications
- Buyer using SAP
- Bachelor's Degree in SCM or related field

Position Criteria:
- Collaborates effectively with Operations and Planning
- Operates with limited supervision and efficiently controls MRP demand
- Builds positive relationships, internally and with supply base
- Maintains a positive attitude under pressure
- Makes data driven decisions
- Exhibits excellent analytical skills
- Negotiates effectively with suppliers
- Maintains a positive attitude towards change
- Understanding of FA approval process