Buyer - Planner

KBW Financial - Newburyport, MA

30+ days ago
KBW is partnering with a growing local manufacturing company to assist them in locating a Part-time Buyer/Planner. This role would require 20 hours/week and start as a temp to perm role before converting to a permanent position. This role will compensate at $15-$17/Hr.

Responsibilities will include, among others:
Responds to either MRO purchase requisitions, MRP messages or outside vendor process support schedules.
Requests supplier bids for pricing and delivery.
Negotiates favorable pricing as compared to standards.
Enters purchase order agreement records into ERP system and updates related traceability records as needed to support customer audits.
Communicates purchase order contracts to suppliers as prescribed by business process and generally accepted business practices.
Ensures suppliers meet delivery dates and expedites as needed.
Maintain current cross-training in MRO, Direct Materials and Outside Supplier Services to support department workload.
Monitor and improve supplier performance and identify and qualify potential alternate sources based on quality, cost and delivery KPIs.
Actively participate on behalf of purchasing in Continuous Improvement efforts.

Strong experience with MRO purchase requisitions
Strong Excel experience
Strong Communication and collaboration skills.
Associates or Bachelor degree Preferred
Interested Candidates should send a WORD file resume to Dave Stackhouse at, or call 603-570-4200