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Buyer Entry Level

Electronics Manufacturer i s looking for an experienced buyer to help support the Back Planes and Cables Division. Under general supervision, coordinates purchasing activities to meet forecast commits and processes purchase reqs in a timely manner. Places orders based on MRP requirements. Verifies price and delivery dates within established contracts but rarely negotiates. May be involved in administering EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) program. Expedites as necessary to meet production requirements. Works with incoming inspection and receiving to resolve discrepancies. Monitors supplier delivery. May research new supply sources but typically is working with a limited AVL list (e.g., OEM provided suppliers).

Education and Experience :

· Bachelor’s Degree

· 2 - 4 years experience in purchasing

· Experience with MRP/DRP planning process a plus but not required

· Knowledge of Oracle preferred but not required

· Good, working knowledge of Microsoft Office; particularly Excel

Job Requirements:

Nature of Duties/Responsibilities


·        Understand Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)/(DRP) process

·        Action all new planned buys, reschedule, cancel, and pre-delivery confirmations to supplier and monitor past due purchase order (PO) based on Performance Excellence guidelines

·        Receive and evaluate supplier responses and take appropriate action (escalate as required)

·        Ensure suppliers deliver purchased items in a timely manner.  Alert program management and planning of any potential issues.

·        Work directly with planning to review and coordinate total demand and demand changes (forecast and sales orders) before acceptance.  Communicate issues and suggest resolution to program management and other participants of the customer teams.

·        Work with planning to review Engineering Change Order (ECO) impact on open orders.

·        Manage procurement of material and strive to reduce total costs to less than target.

·        Consistently validate lead-time and Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) to ensure accuracy.

·        Get Purchase Price Variance (PPV) approval through the proper process.

·        Complete resolution of Accounts Payable issues.

·        Work with purchasing administrators to ensure all actions are sent to suppliers in a timely manner    and follow–up as necessary.

·        Resolve receiving discrepancies (RDR),  Material Review Board (MRB), Return to Vendor (RTV) and PPV following Performance Excellence guidelines and Corporate and Plant policies/procedures

·        Review and resolve suppliers invoice holds

·        Negotiate pricing, delivery and other terms and conditions consistent with business requirements.

·        Manage the material on order with suppliers so as not to exceed the plant’s inventory goal

·        Obtain certification for on-line training courses per Performance Excellence requirements

Full time
Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 64,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Carrollton, TX 75006, US