Junior Buyer/Planner at Ultra Global Business Services in Woburn, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

The Ultra Supply Chain function manages the processes associated with Indirect and Direct Procurement of goods and materials required to meet the operational demands of the business and the logistics of ensuring that materials are available for operations, and the completed products/services are delivered to the customer.

The Materials team is growing and expanding our role in overseeing and managing the operation. Now we need to add the right candidate - someone with the right skills and drive - to help us succeed. The successful addition to our team will bring a fresh perspective and a modern skillset that will complement the strengths of the current team while helping to foster new and more efficient ways of operating.

Job Description:Providing purchasing and production support in line with the needs and goals of the company and our customers.Daily activities are largely centered on the continuing support of operations. Planning responsibilities involve the initiation of shop orders in line with the master schedule, monitoring the progress of production with an eye toward achieving a high rate of on-time delivery, and ensuring the completion of shop orders to meet financial requirements. Purchasing will primarily support shop order release schedules, though all of our buyers handle other purchases - to include CAPEX, VMI programs, and general factory requisitions. We require full ownership of the purchasing process - from requisition to delivery with the appropriate levels of supply chain interaction and oversight to ensure all customer goals are met.Success in this role and for the team will be rooted in the ability of the candidate to be effective and efficient while dealing with a wide array of challenges every day. Composure and a propensity for problem solving will be key as we redevelop our team's skills and plan for success in the future.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline.

  • 1+ years experience in a business field, preferably in a purchasing role.

  • Strong organization and communication skills are a must.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong computer and technology skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint

  • Previous experience purchasing and planning in the microelectronics arena.

  • Ability to understand and procure to mechanical and source controlled drawings.

  • Some experience overseeing or participating in microelectronic assembly is a plus.

  • Prior use of the IFS ERP system is an advantage.

  • Support of production monitoring will require some movement between departments on two floors.

  • Ability to analyze performance of the supply chain and production and provide feedback to management.

  • Strong problem solving abilities and the desire to work in a diverse team are key.

Additional location specific information available upon contact

Ultra specialises in providing application-engineered bespoke solutions. We focus on our customers' mission critical and intelligent systems in defence, security, critical detection & control markets. Our capabilities and technologies can be found on many of the world's long-term military programmes. We employ over 4,500 employees across the globe and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Ultra operates mainly as a Tier 3 (sub-system) and occasionally a Tier 2 systems provider, in the Maritime, C3 (Communications, Command and Control) and Cyber, military and commercial aerospace, nuclear and industrial sensors markets. We use both research and development , to provide innovative, mission specific bespoke technological solutions to our customer's most complex problems. Learn more by visiting our website; https://www.ultra.group/

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email careers@ultra-us-gbs.com