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ManpowerGroup Purchasing Agent-Expeditor in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Our client is seeking a Purchasing Agent-Expeditor to join their team.

Job Title: Purchasing Agent-Expeditor

Location: Tewksbury, MA

Pay Range: $30/hr

The Purchasing Agent-Expeditor reports to the Manager, Supply Chain and performs various purchasing assignments to procure supplies, raw materials and equipment vital for the operation of the organization, based on MRP or actual customer orders. The buyer role will follow established procedures, practices and policies to contact vendors, obtain quotations, examine bids, place purchase orders and expedite and monitor delivery of the corresponding material under minimal direction. The buyer will exercise informed judgment and build solid understanding of materials and sources of supply to make purchases at a price consistent with the required quality and quantity. Analysis of data will be required to drive evaluation of opportunities of moderate scope. The successful candidate will show initiative and responsibility, act proactively and seek possible solutions for issues before raising.

Key Responsibilities:

Negotiates and generates purchase orders for approved purchase requisitions, and raw material to support production per MRP.

Reviews and resolves daily internal purchasing problems and shortages within their commodity and ensures communication to cross functional teams.

Reschedules Purchase Orders as required.

Supports major cost reduction programs.

Returns non-conforming inventory items to vendors within their commodity.

Resolves discrepant invoice issues in a timely manner.

Confers with suppliers concerning late, on-time and early deliveries. Participates in supplier performance reviews within their commodity.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or 1 to 2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Purchasing certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to use a PC with Microsoft Office software, proficiency in Excel preferred. Ability to perform data entry into an ERP system such as Oracle. Well organized and must have both good written and verbal communication skills. Collaborative with Employees in various functional areas.

Regularly engages with Production leads and Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Customer Service, Demand Planning, R&D Engineering, Accounts Payable and Document Services. Occasionally interacts with Marketing/Sales, and Finance.

Builds stable working relationships internally.

If this is a role that interests you and you’d like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you!

About ManpowerGroup, Parent Company of: Manpower, Experis, Talent Solutions, and Jefferson Wells

ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN), the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing, and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower, Experis, Talent Solutions, and Jefferson Wells creates substantial value for candidates and clients across more than 75 countries and territories and has done so for over 70 years. We are recognized consistently for our diversity - as a best place to work for Women, Inclusion, Equality and Disability and in 2022 ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the 13th year - all confirming our position as the brand of choice for in-demand talent.

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.