OSI Systems, Inc

  • Buyer

    Location US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/30/2018 6:27 PM)
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    Rapiscan Systems | 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.


    Rapiscan Systems | AS&E, an OSI Systems Company is seeking a Buyer, based out of Billerica, MA.



    • Scheduling of purchased parts to support the requirement date of the production schedule as well as service forecast/backorder requirements.
    • Follow-up and expediting as required to ensure on-time delivery
    • Manage on-time delivery performance of the supply base by resolving constraints whether they exist at the supplier or at AS&E
    • Manage inventory balances in support of inventory turns goals and customer flexibility requirements.
    • Provide supply base with forecasted requirements.
    • Resolve invoice discrepancies whether they are pricing, quantity, or receiving issues.
    • Manage MRP changes with the supply base to determine and support material availability. Review and validate immediate and forecasted purchase requirements. Update and modify PO and inventory schedules as required.
    • Review and issue purchase orders, obtain acknowledgments, follow-up as needed. Escalate with supplier management as required to achieve schedule compliance.
    • Manage and reduce excess and obsolete inventory.
    • Manage ECO (Engineering Change Orders) engineering change effectiveness to provide material availability and disposition.
    • Improve supplier relationships. Serve as primary day-to-day supplier contact for designated suppliers for scheduling and delivery of all purchased parts in support of all production and service needs.
    • Provide feedback to commodities managers on supplier performance for delivery performance and supplier responsiveness.
    • Manage and expand the Breadman/VMI program.
    • Conducts sourcing of new or revised products and selects appropriate new suppliers as necessary per AS&E guidelines.
    • Improves performance of supply base via on-time delivery, quality, lead time, and total cost basis.
    • 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.


    • 2- 5 years of buying experience preferable in the MRO/ common distribution area.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain preferred as well as previous purchasing experience. Additional years of experience may substitute for education.
    • Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes and cost drivers, and supply market dynamics.
    • Basic knowledge of quality assurance methods.
    • Operations experience with three (3) years' experience in materials/inventory management a plus.
    • Experience with Agile, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics a plus. Must have ERP/MRP experience.


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


    Equal Opportunity Employer


    EEO is the Law


    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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