Buyer – Greater Boston Area

Published February 23rd, 2024

Full job description
Medical device manufacturer, located outside Boston is seeking a Buyer/Planner. This is an onsite position required for sourcing components and planning activities.

The company has a history of long tenure with our workforce. We offer a very generous employee package.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Sourcing of assigned production and prototype materials that may include mechanical parts, assemblies, and other sub-contracted assemblies.
  • Sourcing of assigned nonproduction supplies and services.
  • Daily release of PO’s and follow up as required for production items, non-production supplies, and capital expenditures.
  • Manage supplier relationship including strategic selection, contract negotiations, and supplier performance evaluations.
  • Problem solving as required for assigned commodities as it relates to cost, quality, and delivery that affect internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Initiate and support cross-functional project management initiatives to improve supply chain performance metrics and customer satisfaction.
  • Keep abreast of market conditions and how they affect the components purchased.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business preferred.
  • 5 years purchasing or planning out of manufacturing/medical devices/metal preferred
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills.
  • Effective problem solving.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate critical information across cross-functional departments.
  • Organized, analytical, and detail orientated person willing to accept challenges.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
  • CPIM or APICS or CSCP certification preferred.


  • 401K + Company Match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Life, STD & LTD, Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays.

Qualified candidates (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee) must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis to be employed in the United States.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, marital, disability, or veteran status.

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