Irving, TX

Posted: 05/16/2023 Industry: Job Number: 11916 Pay Rate: 55000

Job Description




The Buyer will plan, direct, and control activities related to the procurement of raw materials, components, tooling, equipment, and purchased services.


Essential Functions:

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions
  • Assist with forecasting materials requirements and maintain optimum inventory levels to insure smooth manufacturing flow within financial guidelines.
  • Use MRP software to manage the ordering of stock materials (quantities and timing) to ensure sufficient supplies to meet production requirements.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date parts master database within the ERP System.
  • Participate in annual and cycle inventory counts and ensure accurate recording of unit inventories
  • Place orders for special, non-stock parts to meet critical production demands.
  • Place orders for other products and services as needed
  • Sources and negotiates with potential supplier, requests RFQ's, evaluates and analyzes results and recommends suppliers.
  • Confirms and verifies pricing and delivery dates with suppliers and updates information, as necessary
  • Expedites open purchase order deliveries to meet production needs.
  • Evaluate and maintain a minimum and maximum and safety stock levels.


  • Computer proficiency with programs including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work productively with minimal supervision.  A self-starter who looks for better ways to get more accomplished without having to be assigned.
  • Ability to organize files, records, information, and tasks for best results.  Ability to handle multiple projects and duties with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to identify problems and think creatively to find solutions
  • Ability to focus on the task at hand and ensure the highest degree of accuracy and completeness in the work
  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency and quickly take care of things that require quick action
  • Ability to manage the workload, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with vendors verbally and via email in a clear and professional manner
  • Ability to assertively work with suppliers to get results, while presenting a pleasant and positive personality
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner



No Supervisory responsibilities



Work environment:
  • Includes prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.  Occasionally required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials.


Physical Demands:
  • Includes occasional periods of standing and/or walking.  Must be able to navigate the warehouse and reach items both high and low.  Requires visual acuity to inspect products.  Occasionally will be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, and reach with hands and arms.  Ability to lift and/or move 60 pounds.  May include bending, stooping, climbing, reaching, kneeling, crouching, squatting, or crawling.



No Travel Required



Required education and experience
  • 1 year experience in a Purchasing dept.
  • Strong, hands-on experience with ERP and MRP software
  • Solid understanding of purchasing operations, generating purchase orders, supplier communications, shipping and logistics, inventory, and order decisions


Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Completion of an APICS/ISM/Supply Chain certification program
  • Understanding of and experience with electrical components and concepts
  • 3 years of experience in a Purchasing Department

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