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Mahr Inc.
Providence, RI 02905
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Mahr Inc., headquartered in Providence RI, are members of the Mahr Group.  As a leading metrology specialist, with over 150 years of experience in producing an extensive range of dimensional metrology equipment, our expertise gives our customers confidence in their productivity and enhances product quality.  From handheld gauges to technically advanced measurement systems for form, contour, surface finish and length, Mahr is at the forefront of the industry.  Since technical innovation and quality-oriented thinking are the core competencies of successful businesses like Mahr, were looking for exceptional talent interested in supporting our mission of reliability, accuracy and efficiency, honesty and trust, meeting and exceeding our customers expectations.  Our employees are an investment in our future so we provide extensive training and support, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.


We have an exciting opportunity for a BUYER / PLANNER at our PROVIDENCE, RI location.



  • Plan and procure material in support of product lines, planned production commitments and special requirements.  This includes stocking strategies, maintaining manual/automatic stocking levels and anticipation of changing business trends.

  • Maintain relevant master data in our ERP system, such as vendor information, item information, pricing and lead times.

  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with preferred suppliers, to create a partnership that ensures a continuous flow of material.  This would include price negotiation, second sourcing activities, capital projects and MRO purchases.

  • Releasing of internal work orders within specific parameters which should take in to account capacity and material availability.  Creation and distribution of purchase orders, including subcontracting of processes and complete material, to outside vendors.

  • Follow company process to identify and assist in the resolution of non-conforming material, including process adjustments, both internal and external, working with vendors to replace material which is non-conforming and recording corrective actions.

  • Work closely with our Headquarters and subsidiary plants around the world to purchase, plan and import material as necessary.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, technical discipline or industry accreditation with relevant experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years purchasing/planning experience, and understanding of material control techniques.

  • Superior communication and negotiation skills in order to effectively deal with outside vendors.

  • Robust problem solving skills to overcome challenges.

  • Strong computer skills required, along with excellent data analysis skills and experience with an ERP system.


We want you to succeed.  If you feel at home in a high-tech environment and you are ready to take the challenge at Mahr Inc., please submit your application using the link on this page.


Mahr Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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Posted: 2022-05-17 Expires: 2022-06-16

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