Senior Buyer Planners

Company Name Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (view profile)
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted January 18, 2019
Job Type Full-time


Hexagon Metrology, Inc., part of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, is seeking two Senior Buyer Planners in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.  If you have the right experience and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, we’d like to hear from you!

As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow.  We work with manufacturers to create solutions for the smart factory, where quality drives productivity.

Role of a Senior Buyer Planner

  • Supporting procurement activities as a member of the Purchasing Team
  • Coordinating supplier activities including quoting components and programs, visits, and      engineering activities
  • Releasing purchase orders and requisitions
  • Maintaining practical knowledge of MRP LX ERP System
  • Scheduling, expediting and de-expediting orders and keeping appropriate personnel advised      with respect to delays and lead-times on critical material or products
  • Ensuring supplier confirmations
  • Managing consignment purchase orders and drop-ships
  • Maintaining vendor management data
  • Ensuring all supplier quotes are current with pricing and lead-times and other required data
  • Helping manage supplier contracts including volume agreements, consignment inventories and safety stock agreements
  • Ensuring a periodic review of all supplier programs
  • Interfacing with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Suppliers to resolve quality issues.
  • Participating in the Material Review Board (MRB) and initiating supplier corrective actions
  • Coordinating and implementing the ECN process with suppliers through to completion
  • Acting as liaison between Production, Engineering, Materials, and suppliers
  • Travel up to 20%


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and 10+ years’ experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communications and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Highly-effective interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Team mentality
  • APICS certification a plus
  • Experience with ERP systems, BPCS or LX a plus

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it.  Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.

We understand that we have an ability to impact the trends and changes affecting everything and everyone that will result in a better, smarter world for all.  Consider joining a team of talented and dynamic individuals who are living the latest technology and making a quality difference in our world!

We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people!  Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality.  And we offer a competitive benefits package that’s second to none!

Exceptional medical, dental, vision insurances

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

401k with employer match

Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

13 Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Training Opportunities…and so much more!

At this time, we will consider applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.  No relocation. Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M/F/Vet/Disability ► E-Verify Participant


To learn more about Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, please visit our website