191558 - Buyer
Industry
PRO
Region
MA-Massachusetts
City
Franklin
State
MA
Rate
Up to $41.43 DOE
Duration
9 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Franklin, MA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Utilize MRP to plan the procurement of materials to ensure the best possible material availability for production and service requirements while controlling inventory levels.
Manage purchase orders by implementing the appropriate actions in the supply chain as driven by changes in the production schedule (expedite, defer, cancel, etc).
Communicate and coordinate any schedule changes with Planning, Sales, Customers Service and Production.
Control the levels of inventory on an assigned group of parts/products by ensuring planning parameters are accurately maintained in the ERP system. This includes cost, lead time, safety stock, and minimum and multiple quantities.
Identify and implement inventory control and inventory reduction initiatives utilizing techniques such as Vendor Managed Inventory, KanBan, Bin Systems, Just-In-Time and Demand Flow to increase inventory turnover.
Investigate and recommend new sources of supply that provide maximum value by delivering quality goods on time and at a low cost. Work closely with Sourcing team to develop key strategies for the site.
Responsible for supplier management from tactical day-to-day ordering, to performance reporting and corrective action as required.
Resolve material non-conformances and ensure financial recovery where appropriate.
Provide support to the Strategic Sourcing Team and related initiatives (HLA/TLA, subcontract manufacturing, LCR, New Product Development projects).
Work with Corporate Finance and suppliers to resolve invoice issues in a timely manner.
Drive, support and participate in Lean Initiatives through process performance improvements as a way of working.
Mitigate inflation by proactively working with key suppliers on cost reduction initiatives.
Responsible for purchasing KPIs – past due Pos, invoice discrepancies, RTV, blanket PO, MRP messages, and inventory targets.

tilize MRP to plan the procurement of materials to ensure the best possible material availability for production and service requirements while controlling inventory levels.
Manage purchase orders by implementing the appropriate actions in the supply chain as driven by changes in the production schedule (expedite, defer, cancel, etc).
Communicate and coordinate any schedule changes with Planning, Sales, Customers Service and Production.
Control the levels of inventory on an assigned group of parts/products by ensuring planning parameters are accurately maintained in the ERP system. This includes cost, lead time, safety stock, and minimum and multiple quantities.
Identify and implement inventory control and inventory reduction initiatives utilizing techniques such as Vendor Managed Inventory, KanBan, Bin Systems, Just-In-Time and Demand Flow to increase inventory turnover.
Investigate and recommend new sources of supply that provide maximum value by delivering quality goods on time and at a low cost. Work closely with Sourcing team to develop key strategies for the site.
Responsible for supplier management from tactical day-to-day ordering, to performance reporting and corrective action as required.
Resolve material non-conformances and ensure financial recovery where appropriate.
Provide support to the Strategic Sourcing Team and related initiatives (HLA/TLA, subcontract manufacturing, LCR, New Product Development projects).
Work with Corporate Finance and suppliers to resolve invoice issues in a timely manner.
Drive, support and participate in Lean Initiatives through process performance improvements as a way of working.
Mitigate inflation by proactively working with key suppliers on cost reduction initiatives.
Responsible for purchasing KPIs – past due Pos, invoice discrepancies, RTV, blanket PO, MRP messages, and inventory targets.

REQUIREMENTS:
C.P.M. or CPSM certification or equivalent a plus.
3 to 5 years buying/planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of MAPICS a plus.
Understanding of manufacturing processes and how cost impacts the overall business.
Enhanced ERP and PC knowledge and skill sets utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) products.
Experience with lean manufacturing business systems that include Kan Ban and VOMI programs.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Less than 5% travel

C.P.M. or CPSM certification or equivalent a plus.
3 to 5 years buying/planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of MAPICS a plus.
Understanding of manufacturing processes and how cost impacts the overall business.
Enhanced ERP and PC knowledge and skill sets utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) products.
Experience with lean manufacturing business systems that include Kan Ban and VOMI programs.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Less than 5% travel

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree a plus
C.P.M. or CPSM certification or equivalent a plus.
3 to 5 years buying/planning experience in a manufacturing environment.

SHIFT:
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Silmese Graves
sgraves@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.