Purchasing/ Buyer

Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

A manufacturing company is seeking an experience Buyer in the Manufacturing industry who will work under direction of VP of Manufacturing, prepare and place purchase orders for a variety of materials, services and supplies. Work from approved requisitions with established quality and quantity requirements. Perform all clerical/administrative functions for purchasing. This is a direct hire opportunity and the salary is between $40k-50k per hour with an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line or email me your resume to


Receive and review requisitions requesting goods or subcontractor services, convert to purchase orders and place orders with pre-qualified vendors.
Regularly check KanBan quantities of critical materials required for production. Procure materials or other goods to maintain adequate inventory for production.
Jointly coordinate the timing and purchasing of bulk materials (Albea) and required subcontracting services with production personnel.
Enter purchase orders in computer system. Maintain procurement records, such as price, product quality, delivery changes or performance in system. Maintain up-to-date and accurate files in system.

Working hours: 8-5 M-F

Work closely with Quality department, researching and reviewing new sourcing opportunities and approving subcontractor qualifications, such as ITAR, NADCAP and ISO certifications/licenses.
Review shipping and courier costs and negotiate and source for better terms where feasible.
May assist other departments and provide backup support such as assisting the receiving department as required, or accounting department, verifying paperwork and approving invoices for payment.
Oversee the work of the receptionist, giving direction and feedback on performance as required.
REPORTS TO: VP Manufacturing


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Demonstrated knowledge of sourcing and purchasing practices.
Excellent math and basic accounting skills.
Demonstrated skill in planning and executing timely procurement of goods.
Attention to detail and accuracy required.
Strong time-management and organizational skills.
Ability to follow through with multiple priorities and time-sensitive tasks.
Must have working knowledge of PCs, email and internet, word processing, and spreadsheet software (Excel).

Associate-s degree required. 3-5 years- experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment.

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