Raw Materials Purchasing Agent
Location: Boston, MA
Our client is a leading international manufacturer of resins, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
This person will be working with a team of three other personnel at a medium-sized chemical manufacturing plant. They will be responsible for the purchasing of chemicals for four US production facilities using a BG purchasing strategy. This person will also be responsible for evaluating new and existing purchasing contacts using TCO. They will be responsible for ensuring on-time delivery of materials, maintaining client relations, and tracking market intelligence. This role calls for 20% travel to vendors and other plant sites. Our client offers excellent benefits, an excellent bonus, and the growth potential could take this person to other locations throughout the US or overseas.
- B.S. Degree in Science or Business is preferred but not necessary
- 4+ years’ purchasing experience out of chemicals, food ingredients, plastics, consumer goods, metals, or automotive supplies
- Strong knowledge of SAP, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Local candidates are preferred
**This company cannot sponsor work visas at this time.