Job Description

Job Type : Permanent

Location/City : MA - Burlington

Category : Manufacturing

Region : Northeast

Id : 25322

For this position you will be responsible for directing the Purchasing team.  You will also manage critical commodities and leading projects within the department.

The position will work across functions including, planning, production, engineering, finance and quality to achieve maximum value in sourcing efforts. This person will also direct NPI purchasing with focus on lead time &  cost.


?The sourcing of items for the semiconductor equipment or medical device market

? Collaborating with inventory planning to work with suppliers for optimal inventory levels

? Understanding of Quality metrics as well as Copy Exact requirements

? Experience managing a team of Purchasing professionals

? Negotiating product price, quality and delivery times

? Participate in supplier audits and leading quarterly business reviews

? Project Management

? Strong ERP and S&OP skills

? Low Cost Region Sourcing Experience

? You will designing and implementing supplier KanBan processes and methods

? Supporting volume production and new product introduction (NPI) purchases

? Invoice issues resolution to ensure timely supplier payment



? You must have strong negotiation skills

? Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills

? Manage multiple suppliers to ensure optimal production capacity

? Data driven problem solver

? Working knowledge of Lean Principles

? Manage multiple priorities simultaneously

? Experience working with shifting priorities and moving deadlines

? Identify supplier capacity constraints and recommend and implement solutions

? Interpret MRP data with suppliers to develop a balanced supply plan

? Work with supplier quality to identify and resolve supplier quality issues


Additional Qualifications:

? - APICS, CPM and/or Six Sigma certification or equivalent training

? - Misys, QuickBooks, EPDM, and Solid Works systems implementation

? - DFMA principles and practices

? - Supplier qualification processes

? - MS Office (Word, Excel)


Educational Requirements:

?A Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management or equivalent, MBA preferred



How to Apply:
Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to:
Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job: Manager of Purchasing - PERM (#25322-MH1639)

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