Buyer / Analyst - 393075

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  • Published date: June 8, 2020
    • Ohio, United States

Title: Buyer / Analyst

Type: Contract

Location: North Canton

Rate: $20-25/hr

Must be a US Citizen to be considered due ITAR/DFAR

Interact with suppliers to schedule on-time delivery of products to meet customer requirements while maximizing revenues. Interpret material system messages as applicable. Participate in supplier meetings, which may include on-site visitations. Assist in data collection on supplier activity which may show deficiencies/goal attainment to be reviewed at supplier meetings. Initiate conference call with suppliers and commodity managers to address any delivery problems. Participate on product transition teams and take lead buyer role on various projects.

No direct Supervisory responsibilities.

Interface with Materials Manager, Plant Manager, Global Materials Associates, Design Engineering,Quality Engineering, Shipping/Receiving, Master Scheduler, Commodity team members, Accounts Payable, Sales Force, Product Solution Specialist, Finance, Service, Installation, Product Management and others, as required.


The associate will assure on-time replenishment of materials to support the business plan.

The associate will maintain system record accuracy for assigned commodities. Will also contribute to cost saving programs as well as the development of supplier programs. Other tasks may include Cycle Counting, tracking of shipments, E-Mail, Engineering changes, and other tasks as assigned by the Manager to fulfill the needs of the position. Provide guidance for other members of team.


Analyze reports to determine material required, launch purchase order and follow up with suppliers to confirm delivery dates.

Review change report and co-ordinate reschedules, cancellations, quantity changes and ship to changes for each supplier.

Run past due reports, take appropriate follow up action and ensure system is updated with relevant information. Also, review open purchase order report to look ahead and ensure tracking information and confirmed deliveries are updated in the appropriate system.

Work with customer relations, order management and planning teams to expedite parts as required.

Work with the warehouses to close orders, take corrective action with suppliers and ensure closure with accounts payable. Update access database developed for receiving and accounts payable problems.

- Ensure system accuracy of purchase price, standard cost, warehouse, order multiples, lead-times, safety stocks, planning information and supplier contact information. - Report critical shortages to Global Materials and participate on weekly calls. - Update purchase orders with any air freight requirements, charges and approvals. Also update the access database to ensure payment for expedited services. - Work with suppliers for awareness of large sales opportunities and ensure appropriate documentation is provided for warehouse and field associates. - Participate in Supplier meetings and conference calls. - Support return goods and discrepancy review processes as needed. - Provide training for new associates. - Assist in documenting work instructions and testing for new systems. - Resolve Accounts Payable discrepancies. - Develop and document standard operating procedures. - Establish/maintain safety stock and min-max levels for purchased parts.


May include promotion or implementation of engineering changes and co-ordination of sales order changes. May need to review excess material, take appropriate action or provide recommendations. May need to pull drawings, customer information and supplier information from DOMS and Oracle sales to assist in product configuration and pricing.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. - Extensive knowledge of: Microsoft Access, Excel and Word. -Experience with ERP system(s). Oracle preferred. - Bachelor Degree with 3 years of experience or minimum 5 years involvement in a Manufacturing/Procurement environment. - Familiar with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices and techniques: lean manufacturing, vendor managed inventory, purchase price variances. - Must possess ability to interface well with management and associates to support a team environment.

For more information about this role, please contact

Patricia Brown Emerald Resource Group Phone: 440-627-6922 Email: ( )Check out our current openings! ( )
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