OSI Systems, Inc

  • Sr Buyer

    Location US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/28/2018 11:24 AM)
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking a Sr Buyer, 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.



    As a member of the sourcing team, you will possess the experience and job knowledge to handle all aspects of the quoting, sourcing, program management, and procurement of purchased commodities assigned to you in support of current and potential production requirements. The goal will be to derive the best possible price, delivery, and quality on all purchased material.


    • Plans, schedules, releases and manages purchase, interplant orders and work orders as required
    • Reviews and verifies bills of material for quotes and purchases against purchase orders.
    • Reviews and follows up on bills of material to ensure accuracy and completeness of information; follows up to correct or complete information for quoting and implementation.
    • Executes and manages Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's) under the direction of the Commodity Manager.
    • Reviews ECRs and ECOs for impact as it relates to materials purchases and production impact.
    • Manages EOL for material and ECR’s to support continuity of supply.
    • Formulates Requests for Quotes based on Commodity Manager Requirements - ensuring flow down of contractual requirements
    • Assists in the performance of price analysis for competitive and non-competitive procurements
    • Develops and executes strategies for negotiation of purchase order terms: price, delivery, expedites, etc.
    • In conjunction with the Commodity Manager conducts post award supplier management with a strong focus on internal customer support
    • Works with internal and external suppliers to resolve material issues (shortages, emergency customer demands, etc.)
    • Develops and maintains communication channels between various departments and the Supply Chain to maintain the flow of materials to support the customer
    • Reviews, communicates and acts upon anticipated delays
    • Reviews anticipated shortage reports for future demands
    • Reviews, analyzes, and makes changes to supply based on the outcome of monthly SIOP meeting
    • Maintains and analyzes planning parameters (i.e. Lead times, lot sizes order quantities, safety stock)
    • Reviews, analyzes and implements replenishment targets to support "pull" system
    • Participates in capacity review meetings with internal and external suppliers
    • Monitors and maintains inventory levels in alignment with business unit goals
    • Resolves invoice issues, implements engineering changes, and coordinates rework and return purchase orders. Sends Request for quotes to suppliers for pricing, delivery and inventory position
    • Communicates cost changes with Commodity Managers and updates contracts as needed
    • Trains suppliers to use Agile Lite and PDX files
    • 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


    • 5-10 years of direct materials sourcing experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or in place of a degree 10 years’ experience in electronics sourcing.
    • Experience in design for manufacturing, market basket quoting, RFX practices.
    • Experience with Agile and Oracle preferred

    This position includes an education verification as part of our background check. 



    Equal Opportunity Employer


    EEO is the Law


    Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    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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