Material Planner/Buyer

Bellows Falls, VT 05101

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Category: Skilled Manufacturing Job Number: 11762

Our client, a very desirable employer in Bellows Falls, VT is looking for a Material Planner/Buyer to join their team!  This company offers a generous benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, and paid time off. The candidate who will be most successful in this role will be analytical with good negotiating and decision making skills. 

As a Material Planner/Buyer you will be responsible for the following tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Purchasing materials and supplies from vendors
  • Inventory control
  • Quoting, negotiating cost and terms
  • Forecasting needs based on demand
  • Sales order reviews, work closely with sales
  • Work with other personnel regarding material status and production planning issues
  • Analyze and resolve scheduling issues
  • Visit suppliers to qualify them and for any issues that may arise
  • Perform other related duties as directed

Skills/Experience Required for the Material Planner/Buyer

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment with an understanding of Production Planning
  • MS Windows, MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Have a strong working knowledge of ERP / MRP systems
  • Must be able to work the hours needed to stay on schedule


If this sounds like an exciting opportunity and a good match for your skills please apply today!

To apply for this position, please email your resume to, call 603-358-1000 or apply online at



Joelle Phippard
Recruiter - Light Industrial Staffing

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing individuals in Light Industrial and Mid-Level Technical positions for a diverse set of local manufacturing clients in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. I am responsible for overseeing candidate sourcing and managing our customer and field employee relationships. Connect with me on LinkedIn here: Joelle on LinkedIn
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