OSI Systems, Inc

Senior Buyer / Planner

2 weeks ago
Requisition #


American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking Senior Buyer/Planner in its Billerica, MA Facility.


AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


The person in this role is will be responsible for the material supply of multiple product lines, working closely and cross-functionally to achieve all production objectives.



  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
  • Determines purchase quantity and delivery schedule.
  • Processes purchase orders and contracts.
  • Assures that items are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and conform to specifications.
  • Assures that items are received properly, coordinates the resolution of issues as they arise.
  • Coordinates the return of non-conforming material to suppliers.
  • Manages Purchase Order records for accuracy and up-to-date delivery information.
  • Provides weekly status reports to management on open orders, cost savings, RTVs, projects and accomplishments.
  • Analyzes, updates and maintains master data including standard costs, safety stock levels, minimum order quantities, lead-times for responsible commodities.
  • Work within documented procurement / planning system that complies with ISO guidelines.
  • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


  • An enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude thriving in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • BA in Business or equivalent with 8-10 years purchasing/planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Supply Chain or Operations field.
  • APICS certification or equivalent is preferred
  • Must have Oracle Purchasing/MRP experience.
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite. Strong knowledge of Excel; able to analyze spreadsheet data. 
  • Must be US Persons based on ITAR definition (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)**This position is expected to be exposed to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. 



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OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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