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Title: Buyer
Location: Somerset, PA


Summary Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in compliance with state and federal regulations.


  • Processes bill of materials and purchase requisition submitted in inventory software

  • Analyzes the requirements of items to be purchased, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date item is needed.

  •  Solicits and evaluates proposals from suppliers.

  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for purchased goods balanced against quality and schedule needs.

  • Assures that purchased goods are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and comply with company quality standards.

  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.

  • Responsible for purchase orders from cradle to grave.


                Computer Skills                                                           

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of  Outlook; the Internet; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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