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Fairview, PA Manufacturing Company Fairview, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Hydro-Pac is looking for a Buyer to join our team. You will interact with vendors to determine the best price and quality for our needs. You will build relationships with vendors and as well as track item status and delivery dates.

Buyer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with project managers to understand project requirements
  • Research and evaluate potential vendors
  • Request quotes and compare prices
  • Review requirements for raw materials (metals and plastics) and recommend possible substitutions
  • Negotiate price and delivery
  • Track incoming inventory and delivery dates, expedite when necessary
  • Organize and update ERP system
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with vendors
  • Examine and review products and supplies to ensure quality
  • Work with team members and management to develop future purchasing plans and evaluate potential vendors
  • Work with production manager to source rush items
  • Work with accounting department on invoices and other financial matters
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments with freight companies

Buyer Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree plus bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, management, finance, or related field preferred
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of purchasing processes, policies, and systems
  • Previous experience in a purchasing related position a plus
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to negotiate with vendors
  • Excellent communication skills, including face to face meetings, phone, and email
  • Ability to evaluate purchasing options through spreadsheets
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage time efficiently
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with Syteline or other ERP software a plus
  • Strong ethical standards in all interactions
  • Desire to solve problem

Position is salary. Benefits include: health care, dental, 401K and paid vacation

Interested candidates must submit a resume with a phone number. Qualified candidates will receive a phone call to potentially setup an interview.

Company Description
Fairview, PA manufacturing company consisting of approximately 45 employees.

Fairview, PA Manufacturing Company

Fairview, PA manufacturing company consisting of approximately 45 employees.


Fairview, PA
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