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Buyer

Company: Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
Location: Manchester
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility is the procurement of goods, equipment, and/or services for assigned suppliers/commodities/items and expediting as required. Good opportunities for advancement in a growing company for quick learners with strong computer skills, ability to analyze data, and attention to detail.

Key Job Responsibilities

* Purchase goods, materials, components, and services according to specification / requirement in line with the most favorable cost, quality, and delivery targets


* Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from stakeholders if appropriate


* Establish and monitor inventory safety stock according to standard usage, and lead time. Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may impact operations.


* Initiate enrollment of inventory item in the system through the EDM team.


* Participate in vendor sourcing, selection and accreditation, supplier audits, assessment, and performance evaluation in compliance to Purchasing policies and procedures, corporate Supplier Excellence Program specification, and Quality Standards requirement. This includes local subcontractors and calibration laboratories for external services.


* Establishes annual standard costs, provide analysis on costs, new and existing. Initiates cost saving measures through Negotiation, Price Breaks ordering, and qualification of new materials from other supplier.


* Process requisitions, negotiates with suppliers to obtain best offer available based on requirement, generate purchase orders, monitor deliveries, and coordinate RMA for return of rejected deliveries. Check requisitions for completeness and clarity.


* Research and evaluate areas of opportunity for cost savings. Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers.


* Work collaboratively, negotiate, and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities.


* Explore alternate sources for goods and materials as required


* Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers / service providers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.


* Acts as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities. Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues. Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement.


* Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews for contract compliance. Compile data relating to supplier performance for evaluation.


* Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications. Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships.


* Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.


* Initiates cost saving measures through negotiation, price breaks ordering, localize sourcing, catalogs, blanket agreements, and shipment consolidation.


* Performs other duties that may be assigned by the immediate superior from time to time.


* This position could be based in either Manchester, NH or Marlborough, MA



At Allegro, we are committed to providing a harassment-free environment of mutual respect to fuel innovation through inclusive thought collaboration. Allegro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, parental status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Allegro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: Allegro Microsystems, Inc., Manchester , Buyer, Other , Manchester, New Hampshire

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