• location: Lake Charles, LA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $74,000 per year


Large Chemical Manufacturer is looking for a Buyer for their Lake Charles location-Direct Hire-Relocation Provided. Must have buyer experience within manufacturing industry.

Responsibilities for the Buyer

  • Organizes and monitors purchasing records distribution, recording, and files retention, and actively performs purchasing activities
  • Cultivates new and long-standing vendor relationships to attain the mutual professionalism required to assure timely deliveries
  • Prepares, submits for quotes, and purchases requisitioned materials and equipment following evaluation
  • Prepares and maintains preferred vendor database based on previous cost, quality of service, reliability and types of goods and materials
  • Manages the flow, recording, and processing of purchasing documents. Controls and manages the purchasing activity with external suppliers. Negotiates purchases to the most economical advantage to the Company

Requirements for the Buyer

  • Must have four year degree-BA or BS in Business related or Engineering field with a minimum of five years of purchasing experience
  • Must have minimum of 3 years experience in an engineering, operations, or supply chain capacity
  • 5-7 years of Petrochemical experience is required (engineering, operations, or supply)
  • Must have working proficiency with SAP, specifically turning Requisitions into Purchase Orders


  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401 K
  • Relocation provided

Job Number: 133238

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