Buyer 1, Purchasing

Zelienople, PA 16063

Posted: 02/01/2023 Category: Logistics Job Number: 116287

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Manufacturing Buyer in Zelienople, PA. The Manufacturing Buyer would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Lindsay Kopasz at 5867107959/
Manufacturing Buyer Compensation
  • The pay for this position is $28.00 per hour
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates
Manufacturing Buyer Highlights
  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position is 8am to 5pm
Manufacturing Buyer Responsibilities
  • The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.
  • Determines component requirements from the MRP generation run.
  • Plans and procures all items for the production schedule while adhering to established inventory goals.
  • Support the following activities, the generation and publishing reports as follows:
  • Inventory Levels and Forecasts (Monthly)
  • PPV (Purchase Price Variance) Actuals and Forecast (Monthly
  • Supplier Scorecards (Quarterly)
  • Communicates with vendors to obtain information critical to the procurement/sourcing process (price, delivery, invoicing problems, expediting, etc).
  • Corresponds tactfully with sources or potential sources of supplies to overcome any misunderstanding, complaints, etc., or to secure further pertinent information regarding purchased materials.
  • Issues purchase orders to suppliers, establishes appropriate material delivery requirements, payment terms, and ensures proper maintenance of open purchase orders. Processes both MRO and MRP purchase orders.
  • Supports purchasing activities for the plant.
  • Participates in inventory reconciliation including cycle counting and yearly physical inventories.
  • Maintains and supports the development of the systems for production planning, purchasing, and inventory control/warehousing via established MRP system.
  • Works on special reports/projects as required by Management.
  • Responsible for drafting and routing procurement specification changes and updates via established document control system when applicable.
  • Proactively reports product and material availability issues – assists in the development and implementation of mitigation plans related to these issues
  • Participates in daily production meetings.
    Reviews account payable invoice discrepancies, which the Accounts Payable Department refers for approval, particularly where the price or other item does not agree with the purchase order, as needed.
  • Adheres to and performs according to SOPs and policies governing the various plant functions.
  • Complies with cGMP, Quality Standards, and established policies and/or procedures.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements CIPs (Cost Improvement Projects) and PPV (Purchase Price Variance) opportunities in order to meet annual variance goals.
  • Completes special projects and assignments as requested by Materials Manager and Plant Manager.
Manufacturing Buyer Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related area plus three years experience in procurement/planning or equivalency
  • Demonstrated working knowledge for ISO-13485 as related to supplier controls
  • BS in business or related field preferred.
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems required.
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Must understand the function of quality in an ISO manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with data/cost analytics a plus.
  • 3+ years experience as a Buyer/Planner preferred.
  • Experience developing cost standards, price negotiation, vendor selection, and maintenance of purchase order system a plus.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days
Manufacturing Buyer Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related area plus three years experience in procurement/planning or equivalency
If you think this Manufacturing Buyer position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!
Lindsay Kopasz at 5867107959/
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