• location: Norwalk, OH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $32 per hour
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job description


Contract position: A Senior Materials Buyer is needed for a manufacturer of optics products in the Norwalk, OH area. This position is responsible for material supply of the local manufacturing facility and will have a direct impact on manufacturing efficiencies, raw material levels, supplier OTD and purchase price compliance. No per diem available. No travel anticipated.

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Work in a matrix organization reporting locally to the Materials Manager while operating in a structure aligned by commodity group with members from the Strategic.
  • Maintain responsibility for the procurement of materials to support manufacturing operations in an efficient manner, while ensuring appropriate inventory levels to satisfy the production plan and DOH targets.
  • Maintain accurate order book in line with suppliers open orders and rescheduling (expediting or delaying) open Purchase Orders when necessary to support ERP and changing customer demands.
Requirements for the Buyer

  • Associate's degree and at least 5 years of procurement experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Professional purchasing or inventory management certification is preferred. Leadership and mentoring skills are preferred.

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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