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Spokane Valley, WA


Currently seeking to fill a Buyer position. The purpose of the role is to obtain goods and services by managing continuous supply sources for quality materials.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate order requisitions and place orders ensuring timely delivery of materials
  • Analyze quotes and negotiate pricing, terms, and conditions with suppliers and contractors
  • Monitor inventory levels and adjust delivery schedules as needed
  • Utilize ERP system to analyze and evaluate material
  • Address and record defective or inaccurate material issues with supporting departments
  • Initiate and apply cost reduction methods
  • Research issues regarding part shortages and provide planning feedback to production
  • Investigate incorrect shipments, and take appropriate action
  • Assess invoices and receipts for accuracy and verification of vendor quotes
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Generate and manage various reports regarding material open orders and shortages
  • Support continuous improvement efforts within team and supporting departments
  • Additional tasks, and projects as directed

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum two years direct purchasing experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of BOMs, TDNs and ECOs and their processes preferred
  • Experience utilizing MS Office as well as SAP or equivalent ERP software preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or; an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Interested? Please Apply!
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All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a nationwide criminal background check. Personnel Source is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: 3-5 Years
Last updated on 02/18/2019

Additional Information

Pay Rate:



Day Shift
Full+Time Hrs/Week


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Personnel Source, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.