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Production Buyer Planner

Corbin Russwin Berlin, CT
  • Expired: 4 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working with purchasing and operations? Maybe a role as a Production Buyer Planner with ASSA ABLOY is the role for you.

Located in Berlin, CT, this role reports to the Profit Center Manager and is part of a team of Buyer Planners supporting ASSA ABLOY brands produced and distributed from our Berlin, Connecticut plant

This position is responsible for the purchase of a combination of the following: fabricated parts, subcontract manufacturing, production tooling, equipment services and supplies, raw material, office furniture and equipment and other maintenance, repair and operating supplies.


  • Responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies as established by production requirements.

  • Work closely with factory floor to ensure parts availability for daily production

  • Reduce cost in the procurement of materials and services through value analysis, effective negotiation techniques, and sourcing strategies.

  • Prepare necessary purchase orders and documentation to ensure required material and services are provided as required.

  • Maintain records indicating possible materials and substitute source of supply, price and quantity available to insure efficient procurement of materials and supplies.

  • Analyze planning and manufacturing product schedules to ensure customer orders are delivered on time.

  • Develop supplier relationships that provide new ideas, solutions, and resources.


  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field required

  • Experience with MRP system

  • Experience with LEAN principles and application

  • At least 3-5 years of supply management experience in a high volume factory environment, with proven negotiation skills.

  • Good communications skills

  • Self-starter

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word and Powerpoint

  • High energy

Let's open the doors to the future - together!

Working for ASSA ABLOY means that you will be part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the global leader in door opening solutions we are using the latest technologies to open doors to events, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving company with many opportunities.

ASSA ABLOY is a world-leader in total door opening solutions. The Americas division is responsible for North and South America and employs approximately 9,000. The divisional management is located in New Haven, CT.

Corbin Russwin

Why Work Here?

Dynamic environment & great people! Great autonomy!

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, ASSA ABLOY is the strongest global player in the lock industry, with over 150 companies operating in more than 40 countries and over 10 percent of the world market. ASSA ABLOY's mission is to provide complete opening solutions, backed by value-added services, to help people feel safer and more secure, thus creating more freedom in their lives. To learn more about ASSA ABLOY, visit


225 Episcopal Road, Berlin, CT 06037
Berlin, CT