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Buyer/Planner

Auburn , NH

Posted: 01/18/2023 Industry: Engineering and Technical Job Number: 15242

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

Title: Buyer/Planner
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration: Temp  
  • Pay rate: $25-30/hr
  • Job Location: Auburn, NH
  • Job# 15242

PURPOSE:
Directs and plans the purchasing and procurement of materials, parts and equipment.  It is designed to accomplish receiving specific materials, machinery, or work to be done at an actual needed date to keep production running smooth. General function of the job is to coordinate from start to finish, the process of getting the best price, delivery, quality merchandise or work for the particular job needed.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE(s):
A.A. degree in business is preferred or a minimum of two years experience procuring materials.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Excellent computer skills required: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
  • Ability to express self clearly in verbal and written form – ability to interface with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to handle multiple programs and tasks simultaneously and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a comprehensive team environment

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Handle requisitions received for the purchasing of maintenance repair and operating items (MRO) throughout the plant. This includes getting the best price, delivery, and quality from the vendors. Coordinating relative information with all departments, placing orders, coordinating approval of all purchase requisitions, calling the vendors to place all orders, expediting all orders so they are received promptly, work with accounting closely, and receiving departments.
  • Enter purchase orders in the system
  • Distribute copies to receiving and accounting and file all orders and corresponding paperwork
  • Check receivers against the P.O. to make sure items are received correctly
  • Handle all RTV’s (shipping paperwork)
  • Maintain daily and weekly models used for the purchasing of parts for the divisions assigned
  • Provide analysis of inventory levels and accounts when necessary
  • Maintain communication of vendor production schedules
  • Communicate to management inconsistencies in fulfillment from vendors in a timely manner
  • Analyze possible shortages and suggest possible alternatives
  • Analyze current pricing and negotiate cost reductions with suppliers
  • Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment

Buyer will follow up on the following:
  • Requests for MSDS
  • Check requests
  • Credit references sent (opening new accounts with vendors)
  • Maintenance agreements and service contracts

Responsible for ordering all safety apparel (shoes, etc.) and uniforms (for all employees)
  • Schedule flexibility to support critical deadlines may be required. 
  • Other duties as necessary

 
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