Fishman, the leader in Inspired Performance Technology, is looking for a Manufacturing Buyer to join our team full-time in Andover, MA. Fishman employees receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.
Securing and analyzing quotations, negotiating prices and terms with suppliers, and recommending suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and overall competitiveness.
Paying continued close attention to market prices and trends related to supply chain.
Monitoring and determining suppliers’ capabilities, price increases/fluctuations and communicating changes as necessary.
Reviewing open Purchase Orders status and Item Shortages; expediting as needed.
Reviewing reorder points for inventory stock levels.
Resolving errors on purchase orders, invoices, and other applicable documentation.
Working with cross-functional teams to achieve best results in resolving quality issues and observing applicable updates to quality standards and certifications.
Working closely with the accounting department settling payment discrepancies and with the receiving team regarding delivery issues.
Coordinating quality matters and engineering changes between engineering and procurement teams.
Placing and confirming purchase orders.
Maintaining non-inventory and engineering purchase requisitions on an as-needed basis.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years of buying and planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of MRP.
Proficiency in MS Excel (i.e., advanced formulas and pivot table).
Strong analytical/critical thinking skills and strong communication/interpersonal skills.
ISM Supply Management or related certification a plus.