Job Overview
Job Order:JO000086230
Date Posted:Feb 7
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Start Date:Feb 21

We are a company that specialize in manufacturing and distribution ( pharmaceutical ) in search of a Jr. Buyer.

We will consider an entry level candidate.

The Buyer is responsible for processing Purchase Order Requisitions generated by all other departments for their MRO needs (Maintenance, Repair, and Operating supplies). Maintains supplier relationships and ensures quality material is purchased at the best price to support production schedules and inventory targets. This position will also support our existing buyer with managing and scheduling the inventoried items such as raw materials, bottles, shippers (boxes), and printed components. There will be heavy involvement in the ongoing implementation of our ERP system – Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains.


• Orders MRO material to support production for assigned commodities as required. Ensures this material is scheduled and delivered to meet the Master Production Schedule (MPS) in accordance with Purchasing policies and procedures.

• Ability to set up and work with Kanban ordering system and set up blanket PO’s to support the production line.

• Places MRO Purchase Orders for submitted purchase requisitions. Reviews purchase requisitions for accuracy, pricing, and delivery insuring the requested supplier is on the Approved Supplier List and the appropriate approvals have been obtained.

• Initiates RFQ’s, evaluates supplier bids and participates in price negotiations.

• Expedites/defers deliveries of components to support production needs

• Maintains PO’s updating delivery dates, price or other required supplier information. Executes PO cancellations and resolves invoice discrepancies.

• Executes actions necessary in the disposition of non-conforming material. Including communicating with Engineering, Quality and the supplier to obtain RMA#’s, coordinate the return of material, corrective action, replacement of conforming material and rework/scrap cost reimbursement.

• Reviews drawings and works with Engineering and Quality to insure suppliers have a clear understanding of the requirements. Insures MRO Purchase Orders reference latest drawing revisions and provides suppliers with drawings, terms and conditions and QAP’s to procure compliant material.

• Participates as a key member Supply Chain and participates in cost reduction initiatives and lean improvement projects.

• Prepares reports, plans and updates metrics as required.

• Actively participates in the Quality Improvement System.

• Actively participates in Lean and 5S initiatives.

• Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above.

• Understand and live by the company ethics and business conduct policies.

• Performs other duties as required.

“Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.”