R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Buyer - Manufacturing

Location: Marion, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $45,000.00 - $53,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 11/8/2018
Job ID: 02632245
Job Description
BUYER – Manufacturing                  
Marion, Ohio
Salary up to 53K


Fast-paced manufacturer is seeking a Buyer with a manufacturing background.   Daily you will work within a team-oriented environment to review forecasts and order and maintain appropriate level of materials.  Daily activities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Ensure needed materials are on hand for production
  • Review the forecasts on a regular basis in order to make any needed adjustments to inventory levels
  • Manage and foster vendor relationships
  • Support new product development
  • Place purchase orders
  • Run and evaluate reports in MS Excel and ERP system
  • Make process improvements in order to streamline procedures and save the company money
  • Source products, negotiate costs and review quotations
  • Complete other tasks as requested by management
This position requires less than 5% travel to vendor sites.  Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced work environment, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to take ownership of projects.  This is a salaried position with competitive benefits!

Requirements for the BUYER – Manufacturing:
  1. A minimum of an associate’s degree; a bachelor’s degree preferred
  2. At least one year in a similar Buyer position
  3. Experience working within manufacturing environments
  4. Experience monitoring inventory levels
  5. Experience purchasing products from established vendors based on forecasts
  6. Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook
Skills preferred, but not required:
  1. ERP and/or MRP experience
  2. Experience with MS Excel, including pivot tables and VLOOKUPs
Candidates are preferred to be local to the Marion, Ohio area; there is not relocation assistance available at this time.