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Advisor, Purchasing - United States

Apex Systems Bellingham, MA
  • Posted: January 19, 2019
  • Contractor

Advisor, Purchasing - United States in
Bellingham, MA
at APEX Systems
Date Posted: 1/19/2019

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Job Description
Job #: 931745
Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.
Apex has an opportunity for a Purchasing Advisor role in Franklin, MA. This is a permanent position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience.
For applicants who are interested in the Purchasing Advisor Opportunity; please send a Word resume to Alexa Whalen, Technical Recruiter, at
Position: Purchasing Advisor
Apex Job ID:931745
Location: Franklin, MA
Rate: Negotiable based on experience
Duration: 6 month contract
Job Description:
+ Plans and releases purchase orders to secure materials and services on an 'as needed' basis.
+ Identifies primary and secondary source suppliers for materials and services. Submits Request for Quote (RFQ) and analyzes responses on Total Cost of Ownership basis. Evaluates suppliers performance (price, on-time delivery, quality, lead-time, TAM) and prepares feedback.
+ Develops and administers purchasing improvement programs.
+ Responsible for E&O management and mitigation.
+ May monitor factory level execution according to allocations.
+ Develops long-term relationships with senior management of strategic suppliers for materials, services and technology.
+ May be responsible for supply chain management for integrated assemblies.
+ Resolves receiving and invoice discrepancies and manages applicable metrics within the job scope.
+ Maintains accuracy of procurement database and material return to suppliers on a timely basis (where applicable).
+ With intermediate knowledge of their commodity area as well as advanced knowledge of financial and business analysis and leadership capabilities, develops and fosters cooperative relationships to analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action while conducting supplier business reviews, visiting suppliers, gaining process knowledge and investigating information on new technologies.
+ Acts as a key point of contact in organizes or leading cross-functional teams to manage cost of purchased materials against current standard cost while actively participating in events focused on product pull within the supply base and identification of new sources of materials and services when needed.
+ Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and proactively ensures the supply base is managing material levels while evaluating vendor performance and presenting findings to management.
+ Manages internal requirements, specifications, quality, delivery, cost, risk, data integrity, use of procurement tools, supplier portals and on-line auctions while overseeing the most effective return processes and costs for defective material.
+ Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance; identifies and develops qualified suppliers as appropriate.
+ Entering and managing purchase order and supply line information - cables, connectors and transceivers.
+ Monitoring the supply line.
+ Inquires on SAP.

+ Purchasing experience
+ SAP.

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

Apex Systems


Bellingham, MA
02019 USA

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