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2 months ago
Ametek
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Buyer
Job ID #: 10098
Location: US - Massachusetts - Middleboro
Functional Area: Supply Chain
Division: AHV - Instrumentation & Specialty Controls
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Not Indicated
Experience Required: Not Indicated
Relocation Provided:
Hours of Work:
Travel Percentage: 0
Shift: 1st

Position Description

BUYER

Position Description

AMETEK is a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. AMETEK has more than 15,000 colleagues at nearly 150 operating locations and a global network of sales, service, and support locations across the United States and in 30 other countries worldwide. AMETEK’s Corporate Growth Plan is founded on four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Products. Its objectives are double-digit annual percentage growth in earnings per share and a superior return on total capital.

We are looking to hire a self-motivated, high energy individual to fill our position of Buyer. Will perform operations necessary to purchase materials, parts and supplies to meet price, quality and delivery requirements. Will negotiate supplier contracts and identify new sources of supply, working with suppliers to obtain beneficial cost and quality.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Functional:

• Expedite service related requirements and purchased parts when scheduled.
• Purchase goods and services to support production plan, new product development, facilities etc.
• Maintain status of delivery schedule.
• Sourcing of suppliers and potential alternatives including the support of engineering work in designing customers solutions in accordance with relevant internal and client procurement procedures.
• Procurement of materials and services including the preparation of Request for Quotes (RFQ) and execution of Purchase Orders.
• Negotiate price and lead time insuring compatibility between supplier lead time and internal production schedule.
• Communication of drawings, specs or performance reports to suppliers.
• Lead necessary corrective or improvement actions for specific Suppliers’ PO commitments.
• Prepare and place purchase orders to vendors, getting delivery commitment from suppliers, negotiating when necessary and appropriate.
• Update supplier database in the ERP Manufacturing System.
• Coordinate and implement Engineering Change Orders.
• Participate in suppliers Quality improvement activities, leading corrective actions on critical supplier issues.
• Work with Receiving, and Incoming Inspection to expedite urgent material shipments for the Production Floor.
• Work with our vendors to add more components to consignment, and/or LEAN programs (pull systems, supermarkets, etc.) to allow reduction of inventory according to target.
• Ensure all associated purchasing records are kept up to date and are fully auditable.
• Review suggested order reports and complete required requisitions. Obtain quotations from approved vendors and expedite quotes when necessary. Select most appropriate vendor.
• Receive approval on orders exceeding established dollar maximum. Enter purchase orders into ERP System.
• Utilize PC skills requiring experience with Microsoft Excel, Access, and other related programs.

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

• Degree in Business or related field.
• 5+ years Purchasing experience, preferable in a manufacturing environment.

Desired Characteristics:

• Strong communication and organizational skills, and ability to comfortably interface with all levels of an organization.
• Ability to communicate cross-functionally in a structured and clear manner to influence outcomes.
• Outstanding strategic skills with solid creative thinking.
• Results oriented and timeline driven.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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