Job: Buyer

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Uniondale, NY

Job Description

  • Analyze and interpret engineering drawings/schematics to understand the procurement and manufacturing requirements.
  • Sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.
  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up on orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment and maintains necessary records.
  • May prepare bid packages.
  • Frequent internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects. 
  • Prepare proposal requests consistent with the requirements of the contract.
  • Develop new sources of supply based on quality product, on-time delivery and competitive pricing.
  • Solicit and award purchase orders consistent with the requirements of the contract.
  • Participate and contribute to departmental and company-wide process improvements and lean initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field.
  • 6+ years of purchasing, supply chain, or related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 6+ years’ experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MRP system skills.

Job Skills

6+ years experience in MS Word,Power Point, Excel and MRP system skills

Job ID: 16917


Northeast, Purchasing