Extrusion Line Laser Marking Systems for Plastics

Manufacturing Buyer

Purchase materials, equipment, and supplies to ensure production schedules are met in an efficient and timely manner, and to meet customer delivery expectations.

  • Work with production and engineering departments
  • Research, select, and maintain suppliers
  • Assist with the prep and review of contracts, bids, and proposals

Job Requirements

  • Work closely with Production and Engineering departments and follow up by expediting materials as needed to meet department requirements.
  • Follow processes to evaluate suppliers’ quotations using appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.
  • Research, select, and maintain suppliers who provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct for efficient and cost-effective operation of organization.
  • Assist with the preparation and review of contracts, bids, proposals, and supplier agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications.
  • Prepare and issues purchase orders and review requisitions. Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Collaborate with management team, production team and suppliers to discuss defective or unacceptable material and determine corrective action.
  • Create and maintain supplier records. Establish and maintain supplier relationships.
  • Verify inventory availability. Support the Warehouse with cycle counts.
  • Prepare, maintain, and present reports, including progress reports on purchase orders for daily production meeting. Track, organize, file, and maintain purchasing documentation.
  • Assist accounting on invoicing discrepancies and purchase orders errors.
  • Track and update suppliers’ delivery schedules compared to production requirements.
  • Communicate with employees, managers, and suppliers to ensure expectations are managed.
  • Other duties as assigned.