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Buyer

Full Time, 1st Shift 10123 Main Street, Clarence NY 14031

Job Summary for Buyer

Responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the Company’s needs for indirect materials and services, and select production materials and services. Products and services are secured at cost effective quality, and delivery levels consistent with Company policy and performance standards. The position is further responsible for the timely scheduling of receipt and inventory control of the

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Buyer:

  • Purchase the highest quality goods and services at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts as needed for production.
  • Manage inventory levels, delivery, schedules of required items to be purchased, to meet production schedules.
  • Insures that the company is paying “Fair Market” prices though the competitive bidding process.
  • Resolve disputes with suppliers related to quality, service and costs.
  • Proactively monitors purchasing system for on-time receiving.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Buyer:  

  • Solid understanding of purchasing/procurement principles
  • Strong negotiating skills: 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Word and Excel. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; able to communicate with people at all levels of an organization
  • High level of analytical ability to resolve issues
  • Solid understanding of manufacturing preferably metal fabrication

Experience and Education for Buyer:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in business administration, economics and/or engineering
  • Proven progressive responsibilities in purchasing and materials contract experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Metals background desired.
  • JobBoss experience preferred. 
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

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