• location: Tuscaloosa, AL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $95,000 per year
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Permanent position: Buyer opportunity with a manufacturing client located approximately 45 minutes South of the Birmingham, AL area. This position will be responsible for purchasing and procurement related to plastic injection manufacturing to include Capex, tools, materials, components, processes, devices, services, etc. Great benefits and relocation is available.

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Preparation of purchasing strategies after consultation with specialist departments
  • Assist in mediating the quality side based on OEM requirements
  • Negotiation with suppliers and developing supplier strategies
  • Assure compliance with the regulated processes in the quality process instructions for the best possible benefit of the company
  • Awarding contracts and preparation/completion of the necessary contract documents
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements for the Buyer

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Approximately 3 or more years of experience working in Purchasing or Procurement within a manufacturing environment (automotive would be ideal)
  • Experience in the areas of Plastic Injection (tools, materials, components, processes, devices, Capex, MRO, Services, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of cross-functional activities (departments like quality assurance, controlling & production, accounting, etc)
  • Familiar with OSHA standards
  • SAP R3 ERP system experience preferred (will consider other ERP system experience)

    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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