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Buyer (15493)

Company: Veeco Instruments Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID -15493 -- -Posted -03/14/2022 -- -US - CA - San Jose -- -Supply Chain WHO IS VEECO?
Making a Material Difference is at the core of our DNA. For more than 30 years, we have developed differentiated technologies and built expertise and know-how that has enabled world-changing devices such as LED lighting, data storage, advanced computing and mobile devices to reach industrial scale. We help customers overcome technical and cost barriers that make it possible to convert novel materials into high-yielding device performance at production volumes. Our customers produce the newest, fastest, smallest, and most efficient electronic components used in devices to help deliver a better world. We serve the semiconductor and emerging high-growth markets. Our process equipment and technology are used to manufacture advanced semiconductors, LEDs, displays, photonics, VCSELs, power electronics, compound semiconductors, hard disk drives, MEMS and wireless chips. Overview: The Buyer will effectively process all assigned requirements into purchase orders with suppliers and perform all post-order management work to ensure services or materials being procured are completed in a timely manner and in compliance with Veeco Purchasing Procedures and objectives. - Responsibilities:

  • Place purchase orders for assigned vendors or commodities, utilizing MRP or other planning strategies and performing all steps in the procurement process with accuracy and care to avoid economic loss and customer dissatisfaction
  • Maintain schedules over the life of the purchase order from receipt of requisition, placement of order, managing expedites / reschedules / cancellations / past due orders, to acceptance of the assigned material into stock and the resolution of invoice discrepancies
  • Process rejected materials and returns per (MRB) guidelines, ensuring cause and corrective action as necessary
  • Coordinate the execution of Engineering Change Requests (ECR's) and Engineering Change Orders (ECO's)
  • Request quotations with vendors for best pricing and delivery
  • Negotiate best price, lead-time and delivery
  • Communicate expectations, requirements, and issues with suppliers and stakeholders across departments and business units
  • Support global sourcing strategies and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Design and manage working sessions, involving and communicating with management as necessary
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance to meet company expectations and objectives
  • Maintain data that enables the effectiveness of company systems and processes Qualifications: BS Degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain or related field and at least two years of buying experience in a manufacturing or technology environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Ability to read/understand blue prints
    • Proficient in MS Excel and experience using an MRP System, preferably SAP
    • Detail oriented, able to multi-task, strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
    • Able to listen to and understand issues and to effectively communicate with management
    • Independently capable of anticipating, identifying, analyzing and resolving most supply chain problems within the limits of delegated authority
    • Ability to react to change productively and to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
    • Able to perform the essential daily functions of the position with minimal supervision #LI-DNI Veeco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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