Temporary Material Buyer


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Norman, OK - (USA) 5005 York Drive OK Norman , OK 73069



Job Description

Our client, a well-known multinational company that produces fire, HVAC, and security equipment for buildings, is seeking a temporary Material Buyer to join their team for 30-60 days. As a Material Buyer, you will be part of the team sourcing and expediting parts, commodities and service in support of production. Ideal candidates will have excellent communication, negotiation, organizational and planning skills.

Job Title: Temporary Material Buyer
Location: Norman, OK
Pay: $26-$32 per hour

What’s the Job?
•    Establishes and maintains relationships with vendors including negotiating of prices, terms and delivery.
•    Determines method of procurement and prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
•    Tracks shipments, lost or defective parts and works with vendors to resolve disputes and discrepancies.
•    Updates purchasing modules of SAP/MRP systems, Item Master and Item Balance.
•    Maintains procurement records including vendors, parts, pricing, shipping, product quality and performance.
•    Participates in and/or leads Process Improvement activities to improve vendor and/or department performance.

What’s Needed?
•    Steel toe shoes
•    Must work closely with engineering, manufacturing groups, quality assurance, and Divisional purchasing personnel.
•    Working knowledge of SAP/MAPICS and experience in SAP/MAPICS environment.
•    General understanding of manufacturing and production processes.
•    Knowledge of AS400 and MS Office applications.
•    Two years of industrial purchasing experience required and CPM certification preferred.
•    High school diploma or GED, Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

What’s in it for me?
•    Competitive pay rate
•    Work for a well-known company
•    Career pathing resources to take you into your next career move

If this is a role that interests you and you’d like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you!

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