Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at www.flex.com.
Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
Type: Public Company
Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
The Buyer position will be based in Manchester, Connecticut. In this position, you will be responsible for the uninterrupted supply of component parts and indirect materials in support of manufacturing activity. Areas of responsibility may include purchasing raw materials, manufactured materials, various components, services and commodities as requested for internal activity and processes related to acquisition and supply of component materials to manufacturing.
We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Passionate customer focus
Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
Relentless drive to win
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:
Ensure appropriate component parts are delivered to manufacturing facility including ordering, expediting as requested, and close liaison with manufacturing, logistics, and warehouse personnel where applicable
Establish, monitor, and manage relationships with key suppliers and internal functions; anticipate and communicate demand schedule to suppliers
Create supplier specific strategies and improvement initiatives with the appropriate teams, ensure suppliers have requisite programs in place to respond to unanticipated demand spikes as needed; create and manage lead-time reduction programs with key suppliers
Analyze quotations using broad purchasing principles/concepts/practices in field of specialization for cost/price and value analyses to select, recommend or develop alternative suppliers
Check/approve purchase requisitions direct preparation of and follow-up on orders to expedite delivery/shipment as needed; obtain certifications of delivery and verify against purchase orders
Develop and maintain necessary records of purchase, price, stock and consumption, supplier/vendor, specifications
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.
Here is some of what you’ll need (required):
Mold, metal and/or tool manufacturing experience.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or equivalent education/experience required.
Experienced in ERP systems.
1-4 years of experience in purchasing or related field required, depending on level of education.
Strong experience managing multiple suppliers.
Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:
Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
Employee discounts at local retailers
Global Procurement & Supply Chain
Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: email@example.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.
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Internal Number: WD043215
Flex is a leading Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help the world Live smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
We believe in a brighter tomorrow and what people can do when our lives are connected. That’s why every day we set out to do one thing–-create a smarter, more connected world. Our focus is developing and empowering talented people to deliver on their potential, providing employees with a healthy, safe and secure workplace.
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