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Wooster, OH 44691

Posted: 12/01/2020 Employment Type: Temp-to-Perm Industry: Purchasing/Supply Chain Job Number: 20 – 153276 lm Pay Rate: Pay commensurate with experience

Job Description

A manufacturing and distribution company is seeking a Buyer to procure the right materials at the time time, of the right quality, at the lowest price, while minimizing inventory.  This is a first shift opportunity. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate best price, best delivery, and improved payment terms
  • Identify new, improved, or alternate sourcing options
  • Set-up accounts and payment terms with suppliers and monitor bonds
  • Enter purchase orders into the ERP Systems accurately and in a timely manner
  • Provide sources and price quotations to sales team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to reduce quote and new order turn-around times
  • Relay clean and complete jobs to manufacturing on a consistent basis
  • Set-up incoming delivery schedules and revise when needed
  • Keep sales and production teams informed of supply chain difficulties and expedite deliveries when necessary
  • Resolve short shipments, defective parts, wrong items, and returns
  • Address customer requests for corrective actions, research, and obtain samples, and data sheets
  • Support continuous improvement and growth within the company

Job Requirements


  • Must have previous Buyer experience
  • Previous manufacturing, sourcing, and purchasing experience is needed
  • Must have a strong negotiation skills
  • Must have a working knowledge of ERP Systems
  • Must have the ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Must have excellent communication skills 

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

For an immediate interview, please call 216-575-7145 or submit your resume to

Additional Information

Area Professionals is a division of Area Temps, a staffing industry leader in Northeastern Ohio since 1987.  The Area Professionals team specializes in direct hire and contract recruiting at the professional, mid-management and executive levels. 

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