Buyer/Planner - Manufacturing

Hingham, MA

We build industrial computers that function as thebrains for the smartest machines in the world. We are seeking adetail-oriented individual that is eager to help manage our productdelivery pipeline as our new Buyer Planner.

In this role, youwill have the opportunity to work with startups and Fortune 500companies that are on the forefront of innovation. You will work withour customers to purchase components to meet a production schedule,support stock levels, coordinate production, and manage cost ofgoods. All of these efforts help power innovation for exciting newapplications like artificial intelligence, industrial automation, andmachine vision.

As a part of the team, you will have a front row seat to learn about and helpbuild success for companies in the rapidly growing technologyindustry. If you love to solve puzzles and you are flexible, patient,and service-minded, let’s talk.

ResponsibilitiesInclude

  • Plan and execute procurement of raw materials from global suppliers

  • Support manufacture of complex custom computers with typically 3-7 components

  • Establish and maintain production schedule based on material availability and order priority

  • Maintain all purchase orders and schedules to support production expectations

  • Coordinate balanced purchasing of materials to supply both inventories and feed active orders

  • Establish Bill of Materials in ERP system from sales worksheets and purchase orders

  • Maintain strong working relationships and communication with key suppliers: negotiations and expectations

  • Identify unique sources and alternate suppliers for unusual or rare components

  • Participate in inventory selection and sales operation support programs

  • Oversee inventory management

  • Utilize Customer Service Assistant in communications, product search, and other tasks as necessary

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operation, Supply Chain and 5 years experience in manufacturing goods with multiple components

  • Minimum 3 years of Planning and Procurement in a similar environment

Knowledge andSkills

  • Fishbowl ERP experience preferred

  • Professional certifications in place or in progress (APICS, CPIM/CSCP, CPSM)

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organization skills

  • Effective negotiation skills with the ability to support and defend quality standards

  • Work independently, occasionally under pressure, and react quickly to changing priorities

  • Advanced abilities with Microsoft Excel, knowledge of QuickBooks

Benefits

  • Higher than competitive salary

  • Generous vacation

  • Health and Dental Plan

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401K Immediate company contribution

  • Education and seminar support

  • Team Lunch – every Friday