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Sr. Buyer - NPI Contract Mfg

Milpitas, CA 95035

Job Function: Purchasing/Procurement Job Number: 401688

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Buyer for one of our Clients in Milpitas.  Buyer must have experience working in an NPI contract manufacturing environment.  The buyer will be responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and monitoring department purchase requisitions for proposer authorization, specifications, and takes responsibility for procuring appropriate items or services.

  • Managing and resolving all discrepancies including receiving, accounts payable and non-conforming material
  • Establishes new supplier relationships and negotiates payment terms (Net 30/60/90, Etc.)
  • Ensures purchase orders are confirmed and arrive on scheduled dates
  • Maintains the integrity of all purchase orders entered into the ERP system
  • Maintains current supply sources and supplier relationships, develops new supply sources where suppliers are inadequate to meet company timing or quality requirements.
  • Coordinates service requirements with internal customers
  • Tracks delinquent arrivals from purchase orders
  • Five years’ experience as a Buyer in a NPI contract manufacturing environment consisting of PCBA and Mechanical assemblies.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Understands the competitive dynamics in electronic manufacturing services and NPI process.
  • Ability to use common sense to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Possess strong negotiating skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO procedures and the ability to maintain quality records and execute ISO activities.
  • Proficient with PC-based software including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail oriented; ability to multitask.
  • Must be self-directed, dependable, and motivated with excellent relationship and time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees.
  • Possess a high level of integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Available to work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.  Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with supervisors, customers, vendors, and any other person or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and goals.
  • May include odd hour teleconferences with global facilities.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; use hands and fingers to handle panels and boards; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and have steady hands and dexterity.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Salary starting at $85k DOE
** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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