Senior Buyer

Woburn, MA or Remote

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Posted June 30, 2022
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About the Job

The Senior Buyer will oversee and manage Gradiant’s procurement, material logistics, and supply chain to maximize process efficiency and productivity. In addition, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining good relationships with vendors and co-manufacturers.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review open purchase orders, monitor vendor performance, and expedite when necessary
  • Purchase components based on production requirements while making sure they meet Gradiant’s quality requirements, cost initiatives, and delivery schedule
  • Assure that problems relating to delivery, quality, or pricing are promptly conveyed to the vendor and resolved promptly per standard procedures
  • Lead monthly reporting requirements relating to procurement activities and KPI’s
  • This role is responsible for purchasing Goods and/or Services at the most favorable prices consistent with the required quality, delivery, and service in line with company guidelines and guidance from the Engineering team.
  • Coordinate purchasing of goods and/or services within company policy and procedures and authorized expenditure
  • Ensure efficient communication of orders to suppliers and have measures in place to monitor the supplier’s delivery performance. Expedite purchases to ensure supplier’s delivery performance
  • Establishes the logistics performance targets and evaluates actual performance in support of business strategies
  • Represents the risks associated with the logistics network and current plans and develops options and contingencies to mitigate where needed
  • Discover, negotiate, and partner with key freight haulers to keep Gradiant at better than market pricing

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A natural leader with an initiative self-motivating skillset that works both autonomously and in a team environment
  • Minimum 5 Years of experience in a Senior Procurement role. Water treatment background preferred)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, working with direct and matrix resources
  • Ability to work across a broad set of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Advanced understanding of MRP system preferred
  • Support Finance team
  • Advanced MS Excel and Word skills

 

 

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