Senior Buyer Planner

Hexagon Metrology   •  

North Kingstown, RI

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 35 days ago

As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. We work with manufacturers to create solutions for the smart factory, where quality drives productivity.

Role of a Senior Buyer Planner

  • Supporting procurement activities as a member of the Purchasing Team
  • Coordinating supplier activities including quoting components and programs, visits, and engineering activities
  • Releasing purchase orders and requisitions
  • Maintaining practical knowledge of MRP LX ERP System
  • Scheduling, expediting and de-expediting orders and keeping appropriate personnel advised with respect to delays and lead-times on critical material or products
  • Ensuring supplier confirmations
  • Managing consignment purchase orders and drop-ships
  • Maintaining vendor management data
  • Ensuring all supplier quotes are current with pricing and lead-times and other required data
  • Helping manage supplier contracts including volume agreements, consignment inventories and safety stock agreements
  • Ensuring a periodic review of all supplier programs
  • Interfacing with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Suppliers to resolve quality issues.
  • Participating in the Material Review Board (MRB) and initiating supplier corrective actions
  • Coordinating and implementing the ECN process with suppliers through to completion
  • Acting as liaison between Production, Engineering, Materials, and suppliers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and 10+ years’ experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communications and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Highly-effective interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Team mentality
  • APICS certification a plus
  • Experience with ERP systems, BPCS or LX a plus