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Poistion :Plant Buyer
Location :York, PA 17406
6 Months Contract position


RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL: Under direct supervision, procures standard production materials, components, and indirect materials and supplies that meet the operation’s requirements.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1. Provides tactical support for senior level buyers and purchasing manager on routine procurement issues, i.e. invoice and receipt discrepancies, expediting orders. 
3. Places purchase orders for assigned materials and supplies, and communicates blanket order/ master scheduling/ forecasting requirements to suppliers.
4. Recommends most economical lot size for purchasing specific components to support inventory and cost goals.
5. Assists with conducting quoting activities for standard components to ensure best total cost for assigned commodities
. 6. Supports commodity cost reduction, lead time reduction and supplier consolidation for less complex projects.
7. Provides tactical support for inventory management programs with supply base that includes vendor stocking, consignment, vendor-managed inventory, etc. 8. Supports company goals for minority owned and small disadvantaged business suppliers.
9. Provides assistance to the materials group in expediting and de-expediting purchase orders.
10. Assists with setting standard costs on assigned commodities.
11. Responsible for reporting work related injuries and near misses to supervision.
12. Responsible for wearing all required PPE and following applicable safety/environmental rules.
13. Responsible for correcting or reporting unsafe conditions observed within the plant.
14. Performs additional duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience.
2. Two years’ experience in purchasing, material planning or production control is recommended.
3. Good communication skills both written and verbal. 4. Computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite. 5. Experience in a team environment desirable.

PandoLogic. Keywords: Purchasing Agent, Location: York, PA - 17405 , PL: 560925839

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