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Kelly Services Buyer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

At Kelly ® Professional & Industrial, we’re passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks pretty great.

We are seeking a Buyer for a leading manufacturing company in Tewksbury, MA!

Schedule: On Site, M-F 8-5

Assignment: 6 months

Pay: $44.43/hour

OVERVIEW

The primary function of a Buyer/Planner is to be responsible for purchasing materials from suppliers, supervising the quality of products and recording process outputs daily. Must also ensure orders are delivered on time, in the right quantity, and in a manner most efficient for the company. Must have the ability to look holistically at the supply chain with both short- and long-term planning in mind. Must work closely with the CAD Sourcing team to ensure suppliers are current, qualified, and meeting delivery expectations.

The Buyer/Planner is also responsible for leading the overall planning activities by balancing demand and supply from the high-level aggregate volume level to the detailed-level of product mix. Buyer/Planner responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring a robust demand management process is in place to achieve excellent customer service levels while driving to meet operational and financial goals while ensuring compliance with all company policies (which includes monitoring revenue, forecasting, capacity analysis, and end-of-life (EOL) activities).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand contractual agreements, between customers and company, on material liability.

  • Establish customer commitment dates based on the demand plan and material/capacity constraints.

  • Maintain an achievable build & ship plan, focused on minimizing costs and internal lead-time.

  • Manage and maintain usable/available capacity.

  • Drive data integrity in the capacity analysis tool (run rate accuracy, loading level and ramp rate agreement).

  • Manage accurate effectivity dates resulting from Engineering Changes (ECNs).

  • Manage the entire product lifecycle, including ECN’s, supplier transfers, and End of Life (EOL) activity.

  • Work with the Global Trade Compliance Team (GTC) to ensure regulatory compliance; ensure accurate Inco Terms are applied.

  • Daily Activities

  • Plan and schedule production.

  • Purchase required materials to support both the future forecast and current customer orders.

  • Support and actively participate in monthly revenue, forecast cycle.

  • Manage and communicate all revenue progression and risks to operations weekly.

  • Communicate all product requirements via capacity model, and all future changes in capacity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in supply chain management or equivalent, along with 3-5 years of experience in a materials management related field preferred

  • Expert PC skills, with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheets.

  • ERP/MRP experience.

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.

  • Must have strong analytic capability.

  • Ability to effectively and professionally work under pressure, in a team-oriented environment, with frequent changes in deadlines and priorities.

What happens next

Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry—even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

For questions or more information about this role, please apply and contact Heather Cappiello via email at heac387@kellyservices.com .

At Kelly ® Professional & Industrial, we’re passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks pretty great.

We are seeking a Buyer for a leading manufacturing company in Tewksbury, MA!

Schedule: On Site, M-F 8-5

Assignment: 6 months

Pay: $44.43/hour

OVERVIEW

The primary function of a Buyer/Planner is to be responsible for purchasing materials from suppliers, supervising the quality of products and recording process outputs daily. Must also ensure orders are delivered on time, in the right quantity, and in a manner most efficient for the company. Must have the ability to look holistically at the supply chain with both short- and long-term planning in mind. Must work closely with the CAD Sourcing team to ensure suppliers are current, qualified, and meeting delivery expectations.

The Buyer/Planner is also responsible for leading the overall planning activities by balancing demand and supply from the high-level aggregate volume level to the detailed-level of product mix. Buyer/Planner responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring a robust demand management process is in place to achieve excellent customer service levels while driving to meet operational and financial goals while ensuring compliance with all company policies (which includes monitoring revenue, forecasting, capacity analysis, and end-of-life (EOL) activities).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand contractual agreements, between customers and company, on material liability.

  • Establish customer commitment dates based on the demand plan and material/capacity constraints.

  • Maintain an achievable build & ship plan, focused on minimizing costs and internal lead-time.

  • Manage and maintain usable/available capacity.

  • Drive data integrity in the capacity analysis tool (run rate accuracy, loading level and ramp rate agreement).

  • Manage accurate effectivity dates resulting from Engineering Changes (ECNs).

  • Manage the entire product lifecycle, including ECN’s, supplier transfers, and End of Life (EOL) activity.

  • Work with the Global Trade Compliance Team (GTC) to ensure regulatory compliance; ensure accurate Inco Terms are applied.

  • Daily Activities

  • Plan and schedule production.

  • Purchase required materials to support both the future forecast and current customer orders.

  • Support and actively participate in monthly revenue, forecast cycle.

  • Manage and communicate all revenue progression and risks to operations weekly.

  • Communicate all product requirements via capacity model, and all future changes in capacity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in supply chain management or equivalent, along with 3-5 years of experience in a materials management related field preferred

  • Expert PC skills, with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheets.

  • ERP/MRP experience.

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.

  • Must have strong analytic capability.

  • Ability to effectively and professionally work under pressure, in a team-oriented environment, with frequent changes in deadlines and priorities.

What happens next

Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry—even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

For questions or more information about this role, please apply and contact Heather Cappiello via email at heac387@kellyservices.com .

Why Kelly ® ?

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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