Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Contact Bryan Reed for more info,


Manages their individual Supplier assignments to ensure that materials are available for production on time and that other essential materials and services are provided to support the operation of the plant. This position is responsible for these activities from which awareness of the requirement commences to the receipt of the goods in the facility.


Participates in Safety Program

•Adheres to all quality assurance procedures

•Assist in meeting production requirements

•Works overtime as required (sometimes with minimal/short notice)

•Participates in process improvement activities

•Follows instructions of Team Leader and/or Supervisor

•Any other duties and responsibilities as needed

Create Purchase Orders to support demand requirements.

•Maintain accurate, updated costing on all stock products

•Create request for quotes and source product, components and raw materials

Assist in the sourcing, evaluation and selection of new suppliers

Manage the valuation and disposition of obsolete and excess inventory

Build/maintain vendor relationships to secure favorable pricing and terms onproducts

Maintain inventory levels on select product lines

Calculate inventory needs. Place purchase orders as needed

Work with quality, sales, accounts payable/receiving departments to resolve materialquality issues, receiving discrepancies, and invoicing issues as needed

Expedite past due and anticipated vendor deliveries to assure an uninterruptedsource of supply

Responsible for ordering and managing stock part inventory levels

Responsible for inventory and cost reduction initiatives

Contacts vendors regarding open purchase orders, receiving estimated shipping dateand/or arrival date, and contacting internal personnel regarding results

Communicate with Accounting Department on supplier Invoicing errors and correctas required

Weekly updating of Past due / Open Quote Reports

Manages PO acknowledgement and PO follow up process

Work Stock Issue reports and communicate issues with applicable parties

Proactive expediting of future requirements deemed necessary

Accountability to meet dates for assigned responsibilities

KeyStaff, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KeyStaff, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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