Bemis Associates Inc. Shirley, MA

At Bemis we see a world of endless possibility; we thrive on making the impossible, possible, and have fun as a team making it happen! For over 100 years Bemis has partnered with the world's greatest brands to make their dreams a reality. Become part of a winning team that continuously strives to be the industry leader in innovation. Bemis Associates, a leading manufacturer of heat activated films, adhesives, water proofing seam tapes, and custom films for many industries including apparel, consumer electronics, and handbags is seeking an experienced Buyer to join our Supply Chain.

How you can contribute:

* Raw Material Ordering

* Substrates

* OS suppliers (manage process)


Contractual obligations

* Ensure proper inventory levels

* Plant trial orders as required

* On time Vendor reporting Monthly

* Supplier Collaboration and Supply Chain strategies

Develop cohesive inventory systems and flow with buffer management systems

Performance Reviews and program development for continued improvement

* Supplier Management

* Evaluate capacities and development capabilities

* Evaluate/negotiate quotes, pricing, terms, logistics, etc.

Programs to improve cost structures – reduction strategies

* Performance evaluation

Risk Management

* Maintain Open PO Report

* Manage buy items on PSS understanding and competency

* SCAR processing

* Demand Planning – Forecasting of raw materials and MRO (as applicable)

* Back-up for other buyers / cross training

* Develop and maintain best in class supplier relationships to ensure constructive partnerships to meet supply chain needs

* Strong interaction with planning and manufacturing for schedule and production requirements.

* Gathers performance data and assesses whether or not plant being scheduled is performing according to production schedules

* Produces reports that evaluate plant capacity and identifies areas where improvements can be implemented

* Working with Quality, Product development and Manufacturing to manage alternative material projects thru to implementation. Understanding the material and process competencies to do so

* Ensures inventory levels are sufficient in support of internal and external customer requirements.

What you need:


* Degree or Certification in Business or Supply Chain related fields.

* APICS certifications desired

* Bachelor Degree desired


* 5-7 years of experience working within a procurement function for a manufacturing organization.

* MRO & MRP experience.

* Strong Sourcing /Negotiation experience

* Must demonstrate aggressive strategies

* Must have prior experience analyzing and interpreting data associated with a business forecast

Specific Skills:

* Microsoft Excel

* Power point

* Strong ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

* Project Management

* Past experience and knowledge of managing high level projects – show Execution and Implementation strategies

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