Jr Buyer / Expeditor
Job Type

Summary: We are posting an entry level position with a lot of potential for growth. The position will coordinate vendor activity, negotiations, analyze trends in vendor pricing and sales activity to determine the correct timing and quantity of purchases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Respond to demand requests and place purchase orders for materials to meet requirements.

· Monitor purchase price variances and resolve shipping and invoice variances. 

· Proactively identify Cost Reduction opportunities. 

· Manage inventory levels based on demand and lead time. 

· Closely manage system data (pricing, lead times, dates, RFQs etc.) to ensure accuracy and monitor orders to ensure vendor commitments and/or expedited needs are fulfilled. 

· Identify, resolve, and expedite issues to ensure timely identification and procurement of materials & communicate pertinent information to sales team. 

· Expedite material to ensure on-time delivery as required. 

· Managing Vendor Relationships. 

· Performs other related duties as assigned.


· High school diploma or general education degree (GED) 

· 1 to 2 years purchasing or inventory management experience.

· Knowledge of materials management, supply chain, distribution, and warehousing. Knowledge in manufacturing and metal fabrication a plus. 

· Knowledge of Computers, business ERP Systems, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) 

· Detail-oriented individual with computer skills in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as basic understanding of ERP software systems. Infor CSI/Syteline experience a plus.

· Ambition and ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Hours / Benefits:

· M-F 8am – 5pm 

· Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and profit sharing

· Paid Vacation and Personal Time