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Material Buyer

Vu Enterprise, Inc. South Houston, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $10 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Vu Enterprise, Inc is seeking a self-motivated and willing to learn candidate for this position. Computer skills are a must and steel buying experience is preferred, but not required. If you are interested, please apply today!


Job Summary

· The Material Buyer is responsible for the supply of supplies and raw materials to the production line and performs or assists with inspections of materials and associated documents.

General Accountabilities

  • Prepare request for quotes, purchase orders and purchase order change notices.
  • Supplies can sometimes include tooling and all other items used in production other than equipment.
  • Manage and supply certifications for materials prior, or as needed, to their use in production.
  • Negotiate contracts and comply with company cost controls and other relevant policies.
  • Continually evaluate supply channels and vendors to increase value and reduce production costs.
  • Check with material vendors to get updates on job statuses and to keep supply chain moving.
  • Monitor inventory and storage of raw materials for manufacturing and communicate shortages and delayed materials to relevant parties.
  • Develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures
  • Retrieve, enter and maintain information into enterprise resource program.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Experience: 3+ years in a machine shop environment; purchasing experience; forklift experience and certification; ability to use a tape measure, calipers and other measuring devices. Knowledge and experience with overhead cranes. Experience with Microsoft Office and JobBoss; organizational project experience; ISO 9000 experience; knowledge of blueprints and drawings; familiarity with a machine shops needs for tooling and equipment.

Competencies

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Operating – Uses conceptual and technical experience and skills to perform daily machining and set up activities; focuses on the job and exhibits a high attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Skills: Language

  • Required: Must be conversational in English. Preferred: Fluent in English, Spanish and/or Vietnamese.

Physical Demands

  • Required to able to bend, lift, climb, sit, stand and walk for extended periods.
  • Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Often required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 50 pounds)
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus

Work Environment

  • Depending on the weather, climate controlled room.

Vu Enterprise, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Rapidly expanding family owned business offering room for growth!

Rapidly growing family owned business offering a comprehensive benefits package!

Address

1016 Virginia St, South Houston, TX 77587
South Houston, TX
USA

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