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Company: Universal Bearings
Location: Bremen
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Entry Level Buyer - 1st shift. This is a salary position. Starting salary is between $45,000 to $50,000 (based on experience).Position Summary: The Entry Level Buyer is responsible for preparing and submitting accurate purchase orders on a daily basis to vendor suppliers with extended responsibility to obtain the purchased items by monitoring delivery and resolving shipments in error with suppliers. Assist first as needed in Office & Packaging supplies, MRO order entry/receipt, Tool Crib area, and other items from other specific vendors. Various areas of department functions are open as further opportunities.Essential Functions:1. -Perform a variety of procurement and related duties in the review, sourcing, negotiations, and receipt of goods.2. -Issue Purchase orders for Office & Packaging suppliers, MRO & tool crib items. Receive them into CMS.3. -Manage day to day supplier interactions/communication for any open orders.4. -Monitor inventory levels and identify when / how much / what items need to be reordered.5. -Coordinate shipping of UBLLC parts / items to outside subcontractors for service work and update public tracking spreadsheet.6. -Complete various projects and tasks on time as directed by Senior Manager of Purchasing. Source new vendors and products as required.7. -Developing and managing your own strategy that will enable you to source your commodities from the best suppliers.Minimum Requirements:1. -Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Economics, or an Associate's degree with 1-3 years of related experience. Will consider candidates without a degree, however, years of experience needed will be dependent on background.2. -General familiarity with what the Purchasing department does and its function within the company.3. -Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel).4. -Good written and verbal communication skills necessary. Ability to work under pressure of scheduling deadlines.5. -A positive/friendly attitude.You should be proficient in:

  • Commodity Purchasing Experience
  • Sourcing and Procurement Experience
  • International Sourcing Experience
  • Supplier Negotiation ExperienceSalary info:$22.06 - $24.04 / hr

Keywords: Universal Bearings, South Bend , Buyer, Other , Bremen, Indiana

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