Buyer/Planner

Westborough, Massachusetts Permanent USD80,000 - USD83,000 per year
  • Join a leader in the medical device manufacturing space.
  • Support the team on exciting projects related to materials/inventory planning.

About Our Client

Our client global leader in advanced engineering, prototyping, product development, and micro manufacturing. They collaborate with their customers to enable them to quickly develop breakthrough medical products to expand the possibilities of medical technology and improve patient care worldwide.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Lead purchasing activities to acquire R&D materials, controlled material inventory, and services in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Execute and manage purchases in Epicor. Solicit quotations, negotiate pricing, provide analyses as needed.
  • Expedite material deliveries per R&D timeline demands, production/lab shortages, or schedule changes.
  • Work with site employees and Accounts Payable to resolve invoice and/or transaction discrepancies.
  • Manage supply of/purchase consumable inventory related to facility operations and upkeep.
  • Ship and receive through Epicor and supplemental systems, as required.
  • Ensure all receiving documentation is correct and accompanies all packages.
  • Supply interdepartmental communication for receipts and shipments daily.
  • Review and maintain all shipping documents.
  • Receive customer materials into secure area in accordance with GMP guidelines.
  • Work closely with engineers and managers in identifying best in class suppliers.
  • Facilitate receipt and distribution of vaporous materials in accordance with procedures.
  • Implement process improvements to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and align with lean principles.
  • Lead Epicor planning projects and activites.
  • Monitor long-term material demand to ensure site requirements are thoroughly satisfied.
  • Identify purchase requirements from Epicor PO suggestions and independent demand for inventory, Service and MRO items.
  • Plan and schedule production jobs to Production using Epicor to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders.
  • Develop work instructions for new processes.
  • Maintain an organized work area.
  • Interface with suppliers to ensure performance expectations and optimal business relationships.
  • Administer and issue Customer Materials to Production jobs.
  • Analyze and support the inventory cycle count program to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Lead routine cycle counts on controlled material inventory.
  • Support kitting efforts to prevent project downtime and delays.
  • Support packing and shipping of project materials, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

Required Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in material control/ purchasing with mechanical buying experience.
  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Experience working within an MRP system is essential.
  • Microsoft Office skills.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Epicor MRP experience preferred
  • APICS education is a plus

What's on Offer

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO
Contact
Grace Bancone
Quote job ref
JN-052024-6421124

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement / Spend Analysis
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Westborough
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Grace Bancone
Job Reference
JN-052024-6421124