Buyer (steel)

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Cleveland, OH
$60,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 20, 2017
Job ID
Our client is a well established international manufacturer of stamped metal components--they have an immediate need for a buy with strong background in steel purchasing.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Manage  production purchasing operations including working with vendors as well as internal and external customers.
  • Identify, develop, and implement vendors for all direct materials and outside processing for North American manufacturing facilities
  • Actively monitor and report steel and purchased parts inventory for all North American facilities
  • Evaluate, develop, and implement vendors for MRO items for all North American locations
  • Coordinate all Supply Chain related NML activities
  • Administer Supplier Scorecard process as well as develop and implement corrective actions for poor performing suppliers and proactively identify contingency plans for poor performing suppliers
  • Develop and manage release schedules for purchased components
  • Work with North American plants to ensure proper receiving is performed
  • Work with Material Control Manager to secure proper freight accommodations
  • Follow all applicable IATF 16949 policies, procedures and work instructions
  • Generally, perform all other duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, or related field / experience      
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Automotive Purchasing
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings & blueprints
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office Suite