Supply Chain Buyer
Barnes Group, Inc. - Bristol, CT

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Associated Spring has an exciting career opportunity for a Buyer at the Bristol, CT division. The candidate will be responsible for the procurement of the raw material, MRO supplies and manage the outside services for the facility. If you are a high-energy, results-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, please submit your name for further consideration.

Corporate Values: Integrity, Empowerment, Emotional Intelligence, Collaboration, Competitiveness, Continuous Improvement, Workplace Fairness, and Globalization.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Procurement of the raw material and MRO supplies on a plant wide basis.
  • Manage activities involving outside processing.
  • Participate in varied activities such as material requirement planning, production scheduling, materials processing and inventory management.
  • Evaluate and select vendors and contractors. Develops new suppliers and participates in supplier surveys and audits.
  • Consistently strives for cost reduction and process improvements.
  • Support the TS 16949 Quality System as it relates to the purchasing procedures.
Required Skills Qualifications:
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Proficient Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • High ethical standards and behavior required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • APICS certification is desirable.
Required Experience
  • One to three years of procurement experience required; preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • APICS certification is desirable.