12 Feb 2020

Full-Time Commodity Buyer II

Area Temps, Inc. – Posted by marketing@areatemps.com Berea, Ohio, United States of America

Job Description

A large manufacturing company is seeking a Commodity Buyer who will develop and manage a supply chain of goods and/or services within multiple locations, while driving commercial advantages through the achievement of quality, cost, and delivery goals.  This is a first shift opportunity and work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead development and execution strategies for assigned commodities
  • Drive supplier selection and manage supplier relations in accordance with company policies
  • Support sourcing initiatives including cycle time reduction and product cost out
  • Support the utilization of the corporate wide ERP System
  • Manage projects in a matrix organization across multiple sites
  • Manage material volume and control costs while meeting delivery and quality requirements
  • Provide guidance to suppliers toward assuring product/process compliance
  • Support purchasing activities at the plant level as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical or Business field
  • Must have 5 years’ experience as a purchasing agent
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in forecasting requirements
  • Previous manufacturing, sourcing, and purchasing experience is needed
  • Experience working in a fastener or metal industry and working with suppliers of plating, drilling, heat treat, and grinding is desired
  • Experience working in a made-to-order and made-to stock-environment is desired
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of ERP Systems with a focus on supply chain tools
  • Must have the ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Must be a resourceful, strategic thinking and a self-starter
  • Must be able to travel to support the supplier base 

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

Pay commensurate with experience

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please call 216-227-3137 or submit your resume to lakewood@areatemps.com.

Job Categories: Other/Not Listed. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 73 days.

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