Job Description

Purchasing/Buyer Agent-Greensboro, NC 
Company Profile
A 74-year-old multi-national company with 9,000 employees worldwide and $3.2 Billion in sales in 2018.
Manufacturing in the US is rapidly expanding in the Greensboro/High Point location. A debt free company with explosive growth; a great opportunity to get in now on the front end of the growth cycle, leading to career progression.
Features and Benefits
Company offers profit sharing
Competitive compensation and benefits
Growth potential
Handles the purchasing of mechanical, electro-mechanical, and fabricated (raw and semi-finished materials) components used in the manufacturing of industrial sheet metal fabricating equipment.  Responsible to maintain accurate inventory of required components.  Mange and adjust supplier lead times.  Sends quotation request and analyzes orders as needed to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.  Resolves all discrepancies between vendor invoicing and purchase orders.  Coordinates the return of goods to the vendor when necessary.  Creates PO’s and enters transactions in ERP system. Maintains records and files.

  • Review production schedule, place orders, ensure material availability
  • Communicate any problems or issues in material availability
  • Research and source new potential suppliers of goods and services as needed.
  • Obtain quotes from vendors to determine the best pricing and delivery.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders.
  • Assist in resolution of any discrepancies with suppliers, Production and Accounting
  • Maintain departmental records and files.
  • Able to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Monthly reporting of supplier on-time delivery.
  • Excellent and proven negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills a must.
  • High School Diploma.
  • 2-4 years previous experience in a Purchasing capacity, Inventory Control or equivalent.
  • APICS Certification a plus.
  • Previous experience working with Raw Material (structural steel, plate, sheet metal),Machine Shops, Welding Shops as plus
Contact Donna Smith, Recruiter at 540-314-8649 or

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