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PDS Tech Inc Buyer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Buyer in Tewksbury, MA.

Job Description

  • This job is a shared role for taking on tasks required due to capacity of the direct product line planners and buyers. Designed to be a flex role to be able to jump in and assist as surge requirements present themselves or back-up for existing staff.

  • Analytical tasks utilizing the ERP and Business data in support of the Materials group will be expected.

  • Executing Buyer tasks such as PO generation, MRP message actions, RTV transactions, expediting with suppliers and projects focused on OTD, process improvements and inventory actions.

  • Checks production readiness and material availability to enable execution of the detailed Manufacturing/ Packaging (MFG / PKG) schedule and initiate related actions if necessary. Coordinates short-term MFG / PKG planning problems.

  • Schedules planned production to the production lines (incl. maintenance, development blocks).

  • Communicates detailed MFG / PKG schedule to relevant stakeholders.

  • Prepares process work orders aligned w/ detailed MFG / PKG schedule and based on approved Bill of Materials (BOM).

  • Hands over, in a timely manner, work orders and related instructions to Production.

  • Updates delivery, work order and scheduling metrics and participate in daily tier meetings with stakeholders.

  • Accountable metrics are OTD (on time delivery), Work order completion rate, inventory metrics and customer satisfaction.

  • Follows up and resolves barriers for work orders not completed on time.

  • Manages out of plant work orders and service shipments for the service depot.

  • Works in a safe and responsible manner in order to create an injury-free and incident-free workplace. Complies with all job-related safety and other training requirements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Experience working in ERP platforms, Strong Excel data analysis tools.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems or Computer Science, Economics, Business Analytics or other quantitative majors is required.

  • High School Diploma or GED is required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.