Senior Buyer

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 2/4/2017

MA-COM Technology Solutions Inc Lowell, MA

Lowell, MA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Sr. Buyer is responsible for executing strategy & implementation plans relating to supply chain performance for the Sourcing Team.


* Responsible for all aspects of purchasing, sourcing, and relationship maintenance with MACOM s supply base for indirect materials and services.

* Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and request for quotes to suppliers

* Expedite the delivery of purchased items in order to meet customer required delivery schedules.

* Work diligently with Engineering and Strategic Sourcing departments to develop mechanisms that will improve quality, provide realistic schedules, standardize processes and reduce costs.

* Evaluate and develop alternative sources to ensure the smooth flow of goods and services to support the business needs.

* Responsible for observing good business practices, protecting the interests of the company and for buying at the best possible price consistent with time, quality and quantity requirements.

* Comply with MACOM s purchasing policies and procedures.


* Work under minimal supervision with the demonstrated ability to establish priorities, plan workload and establish commitment for task completion.

* Willingness to make decisions without hesitation and getting things done in a timely fashion with sense of urgency

* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, to develop positive working relationships internally and externally

* Comfortable multi-tasking and able to deliver results under pressure and tight deadlines

* Strong analytical skills

* Bachelor degree required

* Minimum 5 years of purchasing indirect material and services in a manufacturing environment.

* Strong Computer literacy, particularly in MS Office and SAP.

* Experience in an electronics manufacturing environment a plus.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.