Job Order #: 15893273

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/29/2021

EXPIRES 2/27/2022

Job Description

Lowell company is looking for an experienced Buyer/Planner. This position is a vital role within our strategic plan to efficiently manage our resources. An enthusiastic self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic to improve existing processes and systems is highly desired. Excellent organizational skills, ability to balance immediate/long term priorities, and exceptional multitasking skills are a necessity.

Plan and execute procurement of finished goods from manufacturers and suppliers
Arrange for delivery, assembly, and distribution of supplies and parts in order to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedule
Maintain strong working relationships and communications directly with the manufacturers and suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders for all orders to ensure on-time deliveries
Develop and maintain a strong business relationship with domestic and international suppliers
Proactively report product and material availability issues
Maintain, monitor MRP reports; revise essential system planning data to ensure Oracle system is effectively planning future requirements
Inventory Management
Maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in Oracle ERP system
Proactively provide supply status and shipment tracking.
Coordinate with manufacturers and suppliers', assuring required legal documentation is current and accurate
Requisition and maintain inventories of materials and supplies necessary to meet production demands.
Participate and contribute to weekly and monthly Sales and Operations Planning process.
Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, and engineering.
Negotiate for best without jeopardizing best in class product and raw materials.
Maintain files such as maintenance records, bills of lading, and cost reports.
Complete special projects and assignments as requested

3-5 years? experience as a Planner/Buyer
Associate degree or better in Business
Strong Negotiation skills
Supply Chain Planning experience
Experienced in Mechanical and Electrical commodities
Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)
Electric motor technology experience a plus
Netsuite/Oracle system experience a plus (ERP, MRP)
Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays

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107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852