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Purchasing Specialist

Company: Nesco Resource
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY Under the direction of the Senior Buyer and Production Control Manager, the junior buyer will purchase material from approved supplier's at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, delivery and other factors. Coordinates delivery and quality activities involved with the procurement of material and scrap sales.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Manage the administrative activities associated with material procurement by following established procedures and guidelines. Activities include (but are not limited to) checking supplier approval, preparing POs, receiving material, ensuring material specifications are met, updating the MRP system, retention of mill certifications and specifications. Under the direction of the Senior Buyer and Production Control Manager, manage the administrative activities associated with inter-group sales of excess materials. Maintain thorough communication with internal customers (Shipping, Sales, Quality departments) to provide information and assist with requests. Request material quotes from approved suppliers, determine most cost effective and favorable terms and place orders ensuring compliance with vendor LTAs. Using the MRP system and materials planning spreadsheets, identify shortages or where there is negative delta of materials ensuring sufficient product is purchased to support the plant schedule. Manage the supplier reviews process maintaining performance and corrective action information. Manage the administrative activities associated with scrap sales. Activities include (but are not limited to) preparing scrap lists, sending lists out for bid, coordinating deliveries, and retention of scrap bids and sales.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or Equivalent; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

Keywords: Nesco Resource, Torrance , Purchasing Specialist, Other , Torrance, California

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