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Buyer (Western, MA)

Area manufacturing company now hiring an experienced Buyer on 1st shift. Candidates must have experience, there will be no training for this position. Must be able to work independently, multitask, work with other departments as needed and meet company deadlines. •Manage request for quote process and execution of POs for purchased products and services •Review supplier proposals, prepares technical evaluations necessary to determine equity of supplier pricing and delivery •Liaison with stakeholders, suppliers and internal customers to minimize impacts •Review and execute accurate optimized purchase requisitions and orders. •Generate and manage Purchase Order/Contract documents •Ensure supplier compliance to stocking programs such as Kanban, JIT, ISO requirements, and packaging specs •Ensure vendor compliance with US government/military purchase •Coordinate and provide required documentation to obtain formal cost proposals (i.e. engineering drawing specifications etc.). •Consistently drive for cost reduction and process improvements •Resolution of invoicing exceptions with vendors •Oversight and effective management of MRP Exception Messages to optimize replenishment for the demand and supply plans •Maintains company standards and follows established procedures •Proactive involvement in daily Gemba meetings and continuous improvement Interested candidates please submit resume to be considered