Newington, New Hampshire

Posted in Telecommunications

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Buyer (2853)

Position Overview

The Buyer position is an entry level role responsible for buying materials for the SubCom Manufacturing facility as well as support ordering equipment and services to meet the needs of the production of SubCom manufacturing. Timely and accurate ordering is imperative to ensure goods and services arrive on schedule to meet the demands of production. This position reports to the Purchasing Manager and is located in Newington, NH.


  • Works within the ERP system (Oracle) to create purchase orders from planned/approved requisitions
  • Negotiates with suppliers to drive cost reduction efforts and finalize contracts
  • Prepares "Requests for Quotations" to ensure competitive pricing
  • Develops and maintain spreadsheets to support complex quotations and purchase orders
  • Expedites long-lead material orders to support production changes
  • Generates appropriate correspondence within the facility and with suppliers to support purchasing activities
  • Participates in regular Supply Chain meetings and interfaces with all departments to resolve any problems and/or issues
  • Reviews Vendor Open Order Reports weekly
  • Regularly contacts vendors with discrepancies with quality and/or quality
  • Ensures compliance with purchasing policies and procedures, ethical practices and adherence to relevant laws and regulations
  • Develops weekly, monthly and quarterly reports in support of SubCom's LEAN activities
  • Accepts increased responsibility and is accountable for their actions
  • Promotes job and process improvement as it relates to the department (through 5S as well as other improvement initiatives)
  • Responds to multiple purchasing assignments in a timely and efficient manner
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Consistently ensures that business is always conducted with integrity and that behavior aligns with SubCom policies, procedures, and core values
  • Associate's degree required, preferably in a business or technical field
  • Entry Position with knowledge of Purchasing materials or services. Minimum of 1 year of related experience and/or training desired but not required
  • APICS training desirable. Small Business Administration or Conflict Minerals knowledge also beneficial
  • Ability to conduct business in a professional manner at all times and to be cooperative and service oriented
  • A team player with a positive and professional attitude who is willing and eager to learn
  • Must be able to: multitask, be flexible, handle high-pressure situations, have strict attention to detail, work in a close-knit team oriented fast paced atmosphere
  • Flexibility and can-do attitude to manage unexpected situations successfully
  • Ability to deal professionally with internal and external customers
  • Ability to travel to other SubCom or supplier locations, up to 10%
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Lync, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Our selection procedure is based on local, state and federal law.

Please be sure to attach a resume to your application. We are not able to consider applications without a resume.


SubCom offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverages, FSA, HSA, generous vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) plan with generous company match. Additionally, some positions may be eligible for shift differential.


SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.


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