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Buyer / Planner

MacLean Master - Schoolcraft, 40485 Schoolcraft Rd, Plymouth, Michigan, United States of America Req #3767
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Job Summary

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling career journey in manufacturing? As a Buyer at our company, we're not just offering you a job; we're inviting you to be a part of a community that values growth, encourages innovation, and provides the support you need to reach your full potential!


We offer competitive compensation, excellent health and wellness benefits, retirement benefits, and more!


The Buyer performs duties associated with all aspects of the purchasing process including researching products and market trends to recommend suppliers, analyzing quotations received, and so much more!


If the above sounds like a good possible fit for you, we hope you apply!  See below for more info.

Job Duties

  • Research products, prepare purchase orders and place orders, and select vendors
  • Organize product information and track back orders
  • Obtain materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need
  • Study market trends, interview vendors and recommend sources of supply
  • Analyze quotations received, select or recommend suppliers, and schedule deliveries
  • Develop and maintain necessary records and files for efficient operation
  • Ensure that materials are cost-effective
  • Assist in determining and ensuring the quality of materials
  • Monitor inventory levels and coordinate with purchasing to maintain adequate levels of parts and raw materials to manufacture the product
  • Work to resolve materials issues while achieving and maintaining inventory business metrics
  • Find new suppliers when needed
  • May be responsible for working from blueprints to determine the specifications for the parts needed to produce the product
  • Complete all necessary documents fully and accurately
  • Adhere to 5S standards (e.g., maintain cleanliness of work area, etc.)
  • Follow all Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience and Education

  • Perform work under general supervision
  • Handle moderately complex issues and problems and refer more complex issues to higher-level staff
  • Possess solid working knowledge of subject matter
  • Typically require a bachelor's degree and 2 to 4 years of experience

Competencies/ Skills

  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Planning skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills
  • Planning skills

Other details

  • Job Family Supply Chain
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • MacLean Master - Schoolcraft, 40485 Schoolcraft Rd, Plymouth, Michigan, United States of America