Purchasing and Planning Associate

Purchasing and Planning Associate

Speciality: Industrial & Skilled Manufacturing, View All Jobs

Location: Rochester, NH, USA

Type: Full Time

Posted: 04-08-2021

Job Description

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Leddy Group

Purchasing and Planning Associate

A manufacturer of standard and custom molded rubber products is looking for a Purchasing and Planning Associate to join its team in Rochester, NH! In this role, you will be responsible for purchasing production materials, supplies, and outside services for this well-established company.

Responsibilities of the Purchasing and Planning Associate

  • Process and schedule manufacturing and stock orders
  • Review material requirements and purchase materials
  • Ensure materials arrive as scheduled
  • Coordinate closely with Production Planning Manager and customer service to ensure materials are purchased and arrive in time to meet production schedules, while maintaining minimal raw material inventory
  • Negotiate pricing/terms with vendors when possible
  • Prepare documents including ship list, daily production performance report, and late order report
  • Use Kanban project management tool
  • Re-source existing parts to current vendors
  • Troubleshoot orders with transactional problems, including inventory issues and related inventory transactions
  • Assist shipping with outside process orders
  • Take over for Planning Manager in their absence

Qualifications of the Purchasing and Planning Associate

  • Experience with purchasing in a manufacturing environment is a plus; or 2+ years of college if no previous experience
  • Dependable and patient
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Ability to be thorough and manage tasks to completion
  • Strong communication skills

Hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm. Pay ranges from $18-$22/hour depending on experience. Apply today for this Purchasing and Planning Associate position!

To apply, email a copy of your resume to Seacoast@leddygroup.com, see our website at www.leddygroup.com or call 603.749.4810.

Purchasing and Planning AssociateAbout Leddy Group

We are Leddy Group . . . a privately owned, regional staffing company serving NH, ME, VT & northern MA since 1994. We are one great brand with multiple specialties:  accounting & finance, administrative & office support, engineering, human resources, industrial, skilled manufacturing, legal, and nonprofit.

At Leddy Group, we combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. We hold each other accountable to those standards, measure success by the quality of our outcomes, and establish goals based on continuous improvement metrics. We utilize a methodology and process to assess skills and experience; however, identifying the right “fit” is equally important for both candidates and clients alike. Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.