Senior Buyer

Wilmington, MA

About Us:
Headquartered in the Boston, Massachusetts area, we are a public and emerging security and detection technology company focused on designing, building, and delivering, next-generation security screening sensors that form a layered-security solution for the worldwide marketplace.

We recently received a government funding award that validates our technology and will serve to accelerate our time-to-market. With the additional backing from our shareholders, we are now poised to expand on our cutting-edge product development portfolio. With an experienced security industry leadership team and advisor network already in place, we are passionate about our mission. If you’re excited about the potential of joining a security technology company that is ready to alter the industry landscape, then read on…

The Role:

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to join our rapidly expanding team as we develop advanced radar and millimeter-wave-based people screening platforms for the aviation and commercial markets. The Senior Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials from suppliers, supervising the quality of products, and recording process outputs daily. Must also ensure orders are delivered on time, in the right quantity, and in a manner most efficient for the company. Specific tasks include the following;

  • Plan, schedule, and manage materials for delivering time-critical components in support of production
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery to meet program needs
  • Create Purchase Orders; maintain accurate open PO lines to define inbound quantities and due dates from suppliers
  • Identify potential supply risks and inventory exposures by aligning supply chain processes with product development project plan milestones
  • Track material flow and cost for all suppliers to ensure on-time delivery and adherence to budget; expedite materials as needed based on project deadlines
  • Plan and track pre-production builds from engineering development through hand off to production
  • Work with Accounts Payable to ensure accurate PO to invoice match
  • Oversee the procurement function for the organization at a system-wide level
  • Support the use of electronic requisitions from all end-users
  • Develop custom reporting and querying for internal requirements

Qualifications:

  • Business degree or degree in supply chain management or equivalent, along with 5+ years of experience in a materials management related field preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and communications skills (oral and written)
  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure effectively and professionally, in a team-oriented environment, with frequent changes in deadlines and priorities
  • Demonstrate initiative to create and improve upon standard procedures
  • ERP/MRP experience; familiarity with Oracle-based system (NetSuite) is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills

We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan, health, dental, and vision coverage, retire plan and STD/LTD disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working arrangements

Please forward application materials to careers@libertydefense.com.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. We recruit, hire, and promote associates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.