Buyer - Manufacturing - Customer Focused
Hayward, CA Supply Chain
Job Type


Manufacturing Industry

Full Time


Remote after the acclimation period.

MDC Precision is a world leader in delivering high-quality products to the research, semiconductor, aerospace, life sciences, and food processing sectors.

Our customers rely on us to provide the precision components that are required for the operation at the atomic scale. We enable innovation by bringing our expertise in vacuum science, ultrapure and ultra-hygienic materials fabrication, and ceramic-to-metal sealing along with our design and manufacturing partnerships- all to enable science to change the world for the better.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business management or related discipline, or a combination of education and related work experience.

At least one (4) years of experience in handling the responsibilities outlined above as a Buyer or Production Buyer.

If you are a buyer with a customer focus on LAM, Applied Materials, Jabil, or Solectron this is the ultimate career move for you into the supply chain as a buyer.


MDC provides a wide range of competitive rewards and benefits to promote health, well-being, and financial security for our employees and their families including:

  • Health & Wellness – Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance, and wellness plans
  • Insurance Protection – Life and disability insurance are available for additional security and peace of mind
  • Financial & Savings – Competitive compensation, performance bonuses flexible spending accounts (FSA) and comprehensive 401K retirement plans to compensate our employees for their contributions help them plan, invest and build financial security
  • Paid Holidays & Vacations, Flexible Schedules – Paid time-off and flexible schedules to help our people relax, recharge and achieve work-life balance
  • Employee Recognition Programs – Recognition and rewards for our valued team’s hard work, celebrations of professional and personal achievements and milestones

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Working knowledge of IFS software.

Proficient in PC computer skills.

Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel.

Function & Responsibility

Researches evaluate, and purchases services, supplies, and equipment based on price, service, and quality to meet the needs of the Company.

Primary Responsibilities:

Receives and consolidates requests for supplies from various internal parties.

Analyze, maintain, and execute the Materials Requirement Plan (MRP). Monitor and verify materials to ensure they meet MRP requirements. Identify and address materials supply issues.

Enters purchase orders in the computer system and sends a copy to supplier and department originating request ensuring appropriate approvals.

Ensure materials availability to support production through MRP execution and on-time delivery. Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.

Verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase requisitions. Enters purchase orders in the computer system and sends a copy to the supplier.

Compiles records of items purchased or transferred between departments, prices, deliveries, and inventories.

Maintain the integrity of master data in order to minimize material liability.

Monitor and continuously improve supplier on-time delivery and quality performance. Address and resolve recurring or critical issues.

Works with Accounts Payable in resolving invoice discrepancies.

Performs other duties as assigned.