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Robert Half Sr. Buyer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire


We have partnered with a growing manufacturer in need if a Senior Buyer. The ideal candidate for the Senior Buyer should be local to Portsmouth, NH and available to be onsite.

Job duties of the Senior Buyer:

  • Analyze material requirements to ensure uninterrupted flow of materials and services for production utilizing Material Requirements Planning - MRP

  • Establish production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progress of production and reviewing factors that affect schedules.

  • Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets

  • Ability to use ORACLE to manage customer demand and create purchase orders

  • Negotiate price and delivery terms with suppliers to minimize material cost, inventory levels, and transportation costs while supporting production demand requirements.

  • Manage future raw material requirements with launch timings and product changes

  • Assist in production planning and research market trends

  • Create and maintain reports as needed to monitor inventory levels and support production schedules.

  • Provide input into the Business Planning Cycle

Requirements for the Senior Buyer

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 2+ relevant experience in supply chain function involved in material planning/purchasing and production

  • ORACLE ERP or similar knowledge of purchasing, planning, and inventory management modules

    Requirements Buying Processes, Buyer, Existing Suppliers, External Suppliers, Key Suppliers, Potential Suppliers, Select Suppliers, Supplier Agreements, Supplier Assessments, Supplier Audits, Supplier Contracts, Supplier Evaluation, Supplier Invoices, Supplier Negotiation, Supplier Proposal, Oracle, Telecommunications, Microsoft Excel, MS Excel, Production Deployment, Production Environment, Production Lines, Production Operation, Production Processes, Competitive Pricing, Competitive Proposal, Negotiate Contracts, Negotiate Pricing, Negotiation, Manage Vendor Relationships, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Culture

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