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Materials Buyer - Pittsburgh, PA

Posted 2 years ago in Everything Else

Materials Buyer

Lunova Group is currently recruiting for a Materials Buyer for our client in located in the Pittsburgh, PA area. This person will assume responsibility for a portion of the corporate purchasing function for a multi-plant manufacturing organization.

We are looking for an ambitious individual who is looking to join an industry leading team.

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be provided to the successful candidate.

Responsibilities of the Materials Buyer include:
  • Negotiate prices and lead times for purchased materials used in production
  • Anticipate production needs and expedite material deliveries
  • Maintain closes contact with manufacturing staff and key vendors to maintain appropriate inventory controls
  • Communicate with vendors concerning price requests, invoicing, complaints, etc.
  • Conduct periodic visits to vendors to maintain relationships and ensure proper quality standards
  • Identify and obtain cost reduction opportunities
Requirements of the Materials Buyer include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with managing inventory levels
  • Experience with QAD desired or any similar type of ERP system
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with operating in an ISO environment preferred

For confidential consideration please apply now.

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