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Buyer

Category: Purchasing
Location: Newington, NH

Organization Description 

SIG SAUER, Inc. has a vision to be recognized as the most innovative, customer-driven company in shooting sports, personal defense and law enforcement/military, delivering uncompromising quality. We have goals of world- class excellence and achievement in all of our business operations.

Position Summary

The Buyer is responsible for quoting, negotiating pricing and purchasing inventory and materials in support of the build plan with their assigned suppliers and/or commodities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary Liaison between Sig Sauer and our suppliers
  • Reviews and actions MRP messages
  • Creates and maintains purchase orders

  • Pulls all documentation and sends out quote requests to suppliers

  • Evaluates supplier quotes and awards accordingly

  • Reviews Engineering Change Requests.Identifies open PO liability, effectivity dates and item attributes prior to approving

  • Works with Planning to disposition Excess and Obsolete material

  • Reviews item attributes and submits required changes to the Master Data Management team to implement

  • Assists Accounts Payables to resolve invoice discrepancies

  • A contributing member of the MRB team for dispositioning non-conforming material

  • Escalates supplier related issues in a prompt manner

  • Helps resolve issues and answer questions from other SIG employees

  • Performs other tasks and duties as required

Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required, Associate’s Degree preferred.APICS certification a plus

  • Three to five years’ experience as a Buyer within a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with raw material, forgings, molded plastics and swiss, lathe, vertical and horizontal machined parts and the various machining processes involved.MIM experience a plus.

  • Working experience with ERP systems, Oracle a plus

  • Microsoft Office Suite, proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred

  • Working knowledge of item attributes and their effects on MRP messages

  • Working experience with FARS and DFARS

  • ITAR experience, especially with technical data transfer

  • Ability to present possible solutions when notifying management of an issue.

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills within all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships

Working Conditions

  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

  • Position consists of sitting 75% of the work day

  • Travel 10-25%

SIG SAUER, Inc. is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.