Raw Materials Buyer

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Boston, MA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Oct 31, 2018
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Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. Degree in Science or Business
  • 4+ years’ purchasing experience out of Chemicals, Food Ingredients, Plastics, Consumer Goods or Automotives
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and Excel
  • Plus would be a local candidate
Job Description:
Our client is a leading international manufacturer of resins, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. This person will be working with a team of three other personnel at a medium-sized chemical manufacturing plant. They will be responsible for the purchasing of chemicals for the use at four US production facilities using a BG purchasing strategy. Along with that, this person will also be responsible for evaluating new and existing purchasing contacts using Total Cost of ownership. The will be responsible for ensuring on-time delivery, maintaining client relations, and tracking market intelligence. This role calls for 20% travel to vendors and other plant sites. Our client offers excellent benefits and the growth potential could take this person to location throughout the US or overseas.