Buyer 1


PRIMARY FUNCTION: Procure assigned commodities, goods and services.


  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from suppliers. Evaluates supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Procure commodities assigned in a timely manner.
  • Output: Purchase Order Management
  • Ensures that purchase orders are monitored and managed.
  • Communicate to the relevant group(s) any deviations from job requirements.
  • Monitor purchasing costs to mitigate price increases.
  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
  • Output: Request for Quotes
  • Performs request for quotes with existing/new suppliers based upon business needs.
  • Ensures database(s) are kept up to date with current data.
  • Ensures all relevant information is flowed to suppliers and estimating personnel. This can include material specification(s), special process specification(s), manufacturer’s specification(s), and/or customer specification(s).
  • Output: Supplier Management
  • Establish new and maintain current suppliers as necessary.
  • Monitor assigned suppliers for pricing, delivery, and quality performance.
  • Taking action as needed to correct, develop, and mitigate supply risks. Escalating issues as needed.
  • Output: General Duties
  • Responsible for following all documented and posted safety procedures and requirements.
  • Contributes to efficient company operations by performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with and follow documented Quality/ISO procedures as well as company and department policy.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


  • One (1) year purchasing experience preferred.
  • Associates Degree in Business, Office Administration, or equivalent preferred.
  • High attention to detail.
  • ISO/AS9100 Experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work under general direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, time management, and deadlines.
  • Ability to read/interpret detailed drawings, specification, and technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate with other departments.
  • Excellent Data entry skills (MS Word/Powerpoint/Outlook/Excel).
  • Understanding of Manufacturing/Purchasing software or equivalent.
  • General understanding of accounting, inventory, budgeting, and purchasing concepts/activities.
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with suppliers.


  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Extensive phone, computer, and desk work

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • purchasing: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

Work Remotely:

  • No