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Company Overview:

INFICON is a growing, global, leading provider of innovative
technologies that enhances productivity and quality in
sophisticated industrial processes. The products provided by
INFICON are world-class instruments for gas analysis, measurement,
and control and are vital to manufacturers and end-users in the
complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for
optics, flat panel displays, solar cells, and industrial vacuum
coating applications. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and
has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United
States and China with subsidiaries located throughout the world.
This position will be located in East Syracuse, NY office. For more
detailed information about INFICON, please visit our website at

Position Overview:

INFICON is looking for an Advanced Buyer who will be responsible
for purchasing a variety of commodities to support a high tech high
mix manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate has experience in
exceeding delivery reliability and time targets in a similar
environment, is an excellent communicator, and takes full ownership
for achieving world class results.


  • Ensure material availability to production plan
  • Support (or lead) efforts to engage suppliers in lean
    manufacturing methodology in furtherance of shared cost savings
    and/or optimization
  • Maintain and grow supplier relationships in support of
    INFICON’s tactical and strategic initiatives
  • Remain knowledgeable surrounding economic and industrial trends
    that impact the market’s prices and capacity
  • Support supplier quality compliance activities – i.e. 8D
  • Engagement with marketing and engineering departments
    surrounding new product development
  • Coordination of negotiation activities with respect to assigned
    commodity and/or supplier base
  • Monitor and reduce supplier lead-times
  • Monitor and improve supplier delivery reliability
  • Expedite non-conforming good returns
  • Material scheduling/presentation to the dock
  • Resolve issues regarding shipment/invoice discrepancies
  • Monitor purchase price change and opportunities for saving
  • Supporting role in strategic supplier development


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 5+ years in a Procurement Role
  • Detail and Results oriented
  • Excellent priority setting ability
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency
  • Ability to Communicate and build relationships both internally
    and externally


  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience in a Pull Supply Chain System
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt or Higher


Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a
competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive
benefits package.

INFICON, is committed to ensuring that our online application
process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply
without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin,
citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability
status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other
protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal
employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment.

INFICON is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations
to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are
interested in applying for an employment opportunity at INFICON and
require special assistance or an accommodation during the
application process, please contact Human Resources at
315-434-1100. Determination on requests for reasonable
accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.


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