183091 - Buyer
CA-Central California
San Jose
Up to $30.01 DOE
1 mo
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in San Jose, CA.

3+ years equivalent experience in purchasing or material/production planning and scheduling. Under limited supervision, this individual will procure materials, equipment and maintenance supplies to support production. This individual is also responsible for procuring supplies, raw materials, equipment and services necessary for the operation of the organization. Following established procedures, practices and policies to obtain quotations, evaluate proposals, award purchase orders and expedite delivery of goods and services will be requirements of this role.

Spending time planning, scheduling, and monitoring materials into production. Planning material requirements to support inventory and sourcing objectives. Collaboration with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and vendors to identify and realize improvements in quality, delivery and price is essential. Providing input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, backlogs, and the like will be a top priority in this role. Assisting in developing and improving materials management procedures and continuously working toward developing an improved supplier base. Conducting internal and vendor audits is also a part of this role. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Knowledge of purchasing practices (including methods of establishing costs, selling prices, terms and general knowledge of business law relative to procurement practices, and inventory management is a must in this Buyer position. It is essential this individual has the ability to analyze Bills of Materials, Master Schedules, Excess and Obsolete Inventory Reports in order to collect, analyze and summarize information and trends. Knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchases at a price consistent with quality and quantity is also a must. Proficient in MS Office software and ERP systems. Minimal travel required for this position.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited institution is required.


This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.