Our goals - Your path

Sika Corporation is a global company having various product divisions with opportunities for growth and advancement. Our Emseal division manufactures high quality expansion joints and precompressed sealants.  Sika Emseal is used as the inspiration for invention for its building expansion joint product line, being able to offer solutions for the complete building envelope.  

The Buyer position is responsible for reliable and prompt product procurement of both semi-finished and raw materials into our Westborough facility. The role of this position will require them to manage the flow of stock, placing purchase orders as well as maintain effective communication of inventory between operations and our sales team.  This position also participates in inventory management through monthly cycle counts.  This position reports to the Plant Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Monitor material and parts demand, identifying trends
  • Populate schedule with vendor ship dates
  • Vendor Relations; placing purchase orders, cost negotiations and updated delivery status
  • Enter and manage orders for certain Semi-Finished items
  • Assisting in monthly cycle counts and inventory management
  • Minimize obsolete and aged inventory
  • Using ERP software, manage shortage reports and responding accordingly

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of procurement experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent problem solving abilities

Going Beyond. Together.

Competitive Benefits: Health Insurance available day one, 401k with 5% company match, bonuses, year-end profit-sharing bonus, paid time off, and educational assistance. 

Meaningful Work: Sika products enhance our surroundings and the work every employee completes helps positively impact daily lives by making our world stronger, more durable, and more reliable – every day. 

Company Culture: Sika centers work culture around entrepreneurship where individuals have the power to make decisions, learn from mistakes, and define their career. 

Community Involvement:  Sika Corporation takes active roles in our community and aims to support volunteer work and charitable endeavors across the United States through rebuilding and giving back.

Sustainability Initiatives: Sika is committed to sustainable development, reducing environmental impacts, and assuming social responsibility. The company supports energy efficient projects and implements numerous measures aimed to boost economic, social, and ecological sustainability. 

Sika Corporation is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

With over 100 years of experience, Sika is a worldwide innovation and sustainability leader in the development and production of systems and products for commercial and residential construction, as well as the transportation, marine, automotive, and renewable energy manufacturing industries. 

Sika has offices in over 103 countries with over 400 manufacturing facilities and more than 33,000 employees worldwide. With annual sales of CHF 11.24 billion in 2023, our commitment to quality, innovation, and the environment as well as putting our customer’s needs first, encompasses why Sika is the global leader in our industries.