• Location
    Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • Job type
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Buyer role in Chelsea, MA.  This position is housed northeast of Boston over the river. If this is a reasonable commute for you and you meet the qualifications listed below, Apply Now!




  • We are seeking candidates that are open to long term contract employment (possibility of extension).



Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:     


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 striving 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 United 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


Pay: $22.00


Shift Start/End Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm.


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