Posted: Oct 1, 2021

Buyer, Manufacturing

Salary: $23.00 Hourly
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
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Company located in Westwood, MA

Temp to Hire, $23+ hourly DOE, 2+ years manufacturing purchasing experience

Buyer, Manufacturing

This position is responsible for the purchasing and processing of purchase requisitions; sourcing of materials, services, supplies and equipment (multi facility environment). Perform functions of the buying process; assist in the organization and coordination of the supply chain operations; other related assignments as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process PO requisitions timely; follow up communication on any requisitions outside accepted timelines. Maintain a continual flow of material by timely execution of purchase requisitions for purchases (packaging, supplies, MRO and limited Capital expense items)
  • Focus with ON TIME DELIVERY performance
  • Supplier survey/questionnaires and recommend suppliers to be added/deleted
  • Design Request Change form when necessary
  • Support processing requisitions from the Purchasing Mailbox as assigned – received daily
  • Maintain DMD’s and spreadsheet for assigned items
  • Analyze / maintain key data fields in computer system
  • Provide timely feedback - keep manager in the loop at all times
  • Identify issues; work well with others for resolution to these issues
  • Weekly meetings with SCM and Operation agenda to discuss actions w packaging, supplies and indirect requisitions
  • Capable of working well with others in a team environment
  • Adhere to Sarbanes-Oxley and ISO requirements


  • 2 to 4 years of experience in purchasing role in manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills – to include MRP, ERP and Microsoft Office (Excel/Word) – M2K preferred
  • Must have analytical skills
  • JD Edwards experience desired
  • APICS certified a plus / CPM certified a plus