Buyer/Planner Senior

Manufacturing - Materials, Production, Production Support Fremont, California


The Senior Buyer requires strong analytical skills and understanding of complex drawings and specifications, contract law, commercial terms, purchasing procedures, and related Mattson policies.  The Senior Buyer requires thorough knowledge of supply management tools and quality processes.  Requires ability to rapidly respond to unforeseen developments and initiate actions to reduce adverse impact. Interfacing with other groups, enforcing contract stipulations, negotiating prices and terms for purchases, require strong communication skills and hands-on execution.  Errors typically result in delays, rework, inefficient use of resources, and may impact customer relations.                        

Skills required:

  • 6+ years industry related experience
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in a supply chain function
  • Knowledge of LEAN and experience in deploying LEAN concepts. 
  • SAP experience required with general ERP expertise.
  • Proficient in all MS Office programs

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

  • Successful completion of required Safety training.
  • Ensure equipment and machines are maintained in safe operating condition.
  • Report to the Safety Officer any unsafe or unhealthy condition which cannot be corrected.
  • Follow all safety and health regulations and work practices, including personal protective equipment where applicable.