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Buyer - Manufacturing Commodities - Dayton Ohio - relo assistance provided

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Dayton, OH
$55,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 31, 2018
Job ID
This client based in Sidney, OH, North of Dayton, OH, has been recognized as a world leader in developing bold products and bringing them to market. Their goal is to produce high-quality products that exceed customers’ expectations. They have a high regard for their employees and have a work culture that excites professionals in all disciplines.

The Buyer is responsible for the development of strategies for best possible cost and value in purchased products. This position will be responsible for researching commodities and supplier markets for source plan development, integrating those plans into the strategic goals of the company.
  • Negotiate pricing for metal components and associated raw materials establishing contracts focused on cost reduction and long term stability.
  • Develop piece price cost analysis for total cost knowledge in negotiations and for use in estimating new product development initiative.
  • Partner specifically with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality on new product and material development to drive both cost and product quality improvements.
  • Remain current on relevant market trend data per industry publications and indexes for the commodities in area of responsibility.
  • Support lean practices within the organization and assist suppliers with development of the learn practices, integrating those practices into the supplier/customer relationship.
  • Select and evaluate suppliers.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field.
  • 5-7 years of Buying experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience negotiating contracts.
  • Prior experience developing supplier relations.

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.