Skip to Main Content

Senior Buyer/Planner

Fiberoptics Technology, Inc. Pomfret, CT

  • Expired: September 01, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionFiberoptics Technology Incorporated (FTI) is searching for aSenior Buyer/PlannerThe Senior Buyer/Planner will work closely with our Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, and Engineering teams tosource raw materials, components, supplies and services necessary to meet our customer's needs.The successful candidate, supervising a team of 5, will manage all supplier relationships and be responsible for all purchasing and planning functions. You must be hands-on, able to work independently with minimal supervision, and capable of working as part of a team as well.Responsibilities: Review material requirements/place purchase orders as needed. Create and maintain vendor master and part master files.

Maximize the purchasing and planning functionalities of our ERP system. Optimize inventory levels while ensuring supply availability. Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best total cost and delivery.

Identify alternate suppliers to reduce exposures, costs... increase quality and service. Interface with Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering teams, and suppliers to resolve quality issues.

Create and execute vendor audits, oversee distribution of supplier score cards, and otherwise comply with all ISO 13485 quality mandates as they relate to the Purchasing function. Research and implement process improvements.Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. A minimum of 5 years of Buyer/Planning experience; world-wide sourcing experience preferred.

Experience negotiating contracts. Proficiency with Excel, Word, Access, Project, and Power Point. Ability to read and understand technical data sheets and engineering drawings.

In depth knowledge of ERP systems; Epicor experience preferred.About Fiberoptics Technology: FTI has been engaged in the design and manufacture of Glass Fiber Optic lighting products for over 40 years. We combine old world service with innovative proprietary processes to service a large portfolio of customers around the world. We offer a range of benefits including health insurances, wellness program, 401K, performance bonus, and paid time off.To Apply:Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:Human Resources, Fiberoptics Technology Inc., P.O Box 286, Pomfret, CT 06258Fiberoptics Technology Inc.

is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status

Fiberoptics Technology, Inc.


Pomfret, CT



View all jobs at Fiberoptics Technology, Inc.