BUYER II

We are adding a Buyer II to our Purchasing department.  You should have 5+ years experience as a Buyer in a manufacturing environment that includes sheet metal purchasing experience.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes BCBS Health and Dental, FSA, Life/AD&D and STD, 401K with match, Tuition Reimbursement, EyeMed, Referral Program and much more.  You will:

  • Plan and purchase any and all parts and material to insure availability at lowest possible cost and investment while maximizing customer service
  • Plan and purchase higher end commodities and fabricated parts
  • Respond to MRP demand in a timely manner (daily), placing orders for material in response to forecasts and customer requirements
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of supplier base; manage and develop alternate supplier relationships as performance and business requirements dictate
  • Manage purchase agreements and contracts for materials, as to sources, quotations, prices, terms, etc., ensuring uniformity, economy and limitation of liability
  • Expedite parts shortages and past due parts and initiate corrective action to remedy shortage problems
  • Initiate projects and programs; carries them through to fruition
  • Manage database of substitute materials and alternate methods, or new sources for required materials anticipating make vs. buy cost trends in light of future forecasts for components
  • Manage creative supplier agreements/contracts that focus on efficient delivery of material, utilizing lean concepts such as pull systems, consignment and bread man to minimize inventory and limit out of stock situations
  • Control inventory/ordering procedures to minimize exposure to surplus and obsolete inventories
  • Maintain consistent interface with Engineering and Manufacturing management and other internal customers
  • Responsible for a set number of suppliers and order placement with them on a day to day basis

Submit resume with salary requirements