This role is responsible for and manages purchasing, material requirements planning, supplier relationship management as well as providing input to product life cycle and service procurement strategy. Translate internal and external forecast inputs into demand requirements for MRP. Plan, schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials. Purchase materials, using engineering and production schedules to maintain inventory at planned levels. Gather quotations, examine bids and make awards decisions. Develop specifications for new contract orders. Evaluate vendor reliability; develop new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Monitor cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. May train, mentor or supervise lower level Buyers. This is a high level position where work assignments are complex in nature, requiring discretion, independent judgment and diverse problem solving methods.
Brooks Automation, Inc. | SilkRoad Recruiting
BS/BA in Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management or related field
Minimum of 7-10 years relevant work experience in master scheduling, supply chain commodity/product line management, purchasing or planning
Must possess excellent communication skills with ability to read, write and speak with clarity in the English language and interface effectively with customers, suppliers and peers.
Requires excellent analytical thinking, keen negotiation and conflict management skills
Displays commitment to resolve problems and make decisions based upon the priority of the problem in relation to business needs
Must be available and willing to travel, domestically and internationally as needed. Travel rated as occasional (10-20%) Must be proficient in the use of Oracle ERP/ MRP or similar system. Be able to use the company’s standard software to generate reports, presentations and document the daily activities as defined and expected by your manager Certification (APICS, CPM, CPIM or equivalent) preferred.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive base salary, a bonus program and competitive benefit offerings.
About Brooks Automation
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum, and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing, life sciences, and clean energy. Our technologies, engineering competencies, and breadth of global services provide customers speed to market, high uptime, and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical environments.