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Materials Buyer

Job Description

Materials Buyer


  • Purchasing knowledge
  • Product knowledge
  • Metal knowledge
  • Knowledge of industry standards, preferable engineering related background
  • Liaising with analysis to identify purchase requirements
  • Supplier selection and negotiation based on price and lead times
  • Raising purchase orders in system and ensuring correct specifications are referenced
  • Managing purchase orders dates to meet sales and finance requirements
  • Liaising with purchasing assistants on data accuracy and dealing with suppliers on any issues arising.
  • Reporting data behind key purchasing metrics and following up with suppliers on related problems
  • Liaise with QA department on supplier quality issues and follow up with suppliers to close out cause and corrective actions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Full time opportunity in Northwest/Cypress area paying $55-$65K annually.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma 4 year Degree 3 – 5 years of purchasing experience in an engineering, manufacturing or steel service center environment.

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Recruiter
Contact Phone 281-890-2220
Post Date 7/14/2014
Location Houston, TX
Base Pay $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Depending on Experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Purchasing - Procurement, Manufacturing, Business Opportunity
Education High School
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Other Great Industries, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID SC-HM
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