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Buyer - Merrimack, NH in Merrimack, NH at Getinge

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Merrimack, NH
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Function Summary:   Purchase, plan and expedite inventory components and services insuring compliance with department and corporate goals and procedures. 

Job Functions

  • Issues and expedites purchase orders for inventory components and services.
  • Manages assigned suppliers in Oracle insuring accurate and current purchasing parameters, catalogs,

sourcing rules, source documents etc.

  • Cost/Price analysis of purchased items and services; balance use of volume price breaks with inventory targets
  • Ensure suppliers meet or exceed acceptable On Time Delivery standards.
  • Purchase planning for components.
  • Purchase order management; monitor, amend/update as needed, and close out.
  • Coordinate in-bound transportation requirements with logistics team.
  • Works with Planning Department to maintain appropriate inventory levels for component parts based on requirements and inventory value.
  • Adheres to established inventory policies.
  • Establish and maintain targets for purchased components.
  • Assists in implementing/administering supplier managed inventory programs; i.e. VMI, consignment, etc.
  • Coordinates returns to supplier when necessary.
  • Coordinates with Supplier Quality Engineering to ensure changes to part specifications/drawings are analyzed and impact understood; communicate changes to suppliers. 
  • Coordinate with Planning to develop supplier forecasts and communicates forecasts to suppliers.
  • Responsible for managing assigned inventory and service suppliers; assist with RFQ process.
  • Assist with Supplier Selection and Approval, Product Development and Part Qualification Processes.
  • Communicate any component and service provider issues or concerns to appropriate departments.
  • Perform special projects as determined by Manger.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of four years Oracle/SAP Purchasing experience. 
  • Must be technically oriented and a self-starter. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers and internal customers; must have strong written and oral communication skills; ability to plan, organize, and manage job tasks and duties for multiple projects with strong organizational and record keeping skills required.
  • Must have strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). 

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




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