Buyer I

Job Number:



White City, OR 97503


Buyer I is an entry level purchasing position that requires a basic rudimentary understanding of basic purchasing functions and their relationship to a manufacturing activity. Buyer I reports to the Purchasing Supervisor. This is either an Exempt or Non-exempt position.

Duties and Task Statements:
  • Purchases/Expedites/Reschedules/ and statuses purchase orders as requested by Max Planning System on assigned commodities.
  • Initiates the processing of required support documents required on all planning reports.
  • Reviews and takes actions on all discrepant materials, both from a replacement standpoint but to ensure the discrepancy does not happen again.
  • Ensures all procurements fall within the standard cost or most recent quotation to ensure costing is consistent with the overall business plan
  • Interfaces with jobsite's supply base on an as requested basis. This activity may be performed either in person, phone, or other communication methods.
  • Other duties as requested and required.

Equipment Used:
  • Computer/Printer
  • Fax Machine
  • Copy Machine
  • General Office Equipment

Materials Used:
  • Standard office supplies

Formal Interactions with Others:
  • Interfaces with all functional departments within jobsite. Must possess outstanding communication skills both verbal and written.

Work Environment:
  • The work setting consists of an office environment with suitable lighting, a low to moderate noise level, and comfortable temperatures. The work schedule consists of a five day, 40-hour workweek with overtime dependent on department needs.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience
  • One (1) year minimum experience in purchasing desirable
  • No supervisory responsibilities required.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and E-Mail required. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal required. Able to work effectively with others required. APICS/Purchasing course work is highly desirable.
  • Excellent Math skills required.

Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: Entry Level
Last updated on 05/14/2019

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

12.00 - 14.00


M-F 8 hr days, btw 7 & 4:30pm
Full+Time Hrs/Week


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