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Westford, MA 01886

Posted: 05/27/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Professional Job Number: 61363

Job Description


Are you an experienced buyer looking for a new opportunity? If you have experience as a Buyer or related within  manufacturing, we want to hear from you! This is a direct hire opportunity  located in Westford,  MA. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage moderate and complex commodities.
  • Plan material purchases based on MRP requirements.
  • Ensure materials are on time to meet production and requisition start dates.
  • Send out Purchase Orders (POs).
  • Maintain exception reports.
  • Manage issues on supplier management.
  • Manage material discrepancies (quality, quantity and price). Work closely with Program Managers regarding quality issues.
  • Meet purchased pricing requirements and cost savings objectives.
  • Negotiate cost and lead time reductions.
  • Provide input to the ECO planning process.
  • Implement revisions and/or part changes within the ECO process.
  • Find alternative sourcing for material and deal with tactical issues and concerns.
  • Participate in new product team meetings.
  • Manage to an inventory turns/model budget.
  • Work closely/timely to resolve discrepant material (MRB) and return material authorization (RMAs).
  • Maintain tracking reports and metric charts to provide status, measure performance, and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • College Degree preferred
  • Experience working within Contract Manufacturing
  • APICS’ CPIM or other relative purchasing certification a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge in material planning and procurement process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


DAVIS Companies partners with the top employers locally and nationally. They choose us because of our reputation for finding high quality talent, fast, but also our experience for evaluating and representing the best candidates in the marketplace.   We make every effort to provide updates and feedback to candidates at each stage of the process as we appreciate how stressful looking for a new role can be.   Apply today and experience “ The DAVIS Difference”. 

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