Buyer I

Buyer I



Employment Type


Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Job ID



As a Buyer I, you will manage all aspects of materials under the Materials Buyer authority, and effectively communicate resultant schedules to their assigned suppliers.  You'll ensure follow up to resolve problems and advise planners/master scheduler when purchased items will not arrive on time in support of the schedule.

Job Description:

  • Plans, schedules, and monitors material through the production cycle to ensure adequate inventory levels
  • Analyzes purchasing requirements
  • Quotes material and placement of purchase orders
  • Negotiates a best price and optimal delivery of materials
  • Locates sources for inventory and non-inventory items
  • Interacts with suppliers for on-time delivery scheduling
  • Communicates material resource planning (MRP) changes and forecasts to meet optimum inventory levels and minimize excess inventory
  • Coordinates with internal departments to resolve issues and improve processes related to the procurement of inventory
  • Confers with quality assurance and engineering to resolved vendor quality and delivery issues

Job Requirements:




  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university OR 2 years of additional purchasing experience
  • Zero to 1+ years of professional work experience


  • Manufacturing environment experience
  • Strong cost negotiation and supplier management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency, especially with pivot tables and reporting in Excel
  • Experience in semi-conductor/circuit card assembly manufacturing procurement
  • Ability to manage tasks in a fast paced environment




Contact Details:


Vince DeMonte

Senior Recruiter

Executive Alliance

direct dial - 631.498.8329