184679 - Buyer III
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer III for an opportunity in
Ashton, PA.

Responsible for reviewing overall workload in both the buying and expediting process to ensure that materials are purchased from approved suppliers in a timely manner~ at the best competitive price for quantity~ quality~ and delivery requirements in compliance with company standards. Responsible for attaining a comprehensive knowledge of the suppliers' capabilities and overall workload as well as developing a working relationship between the supplier and company that assures on time delivery of materials to meet production requirements.
Specific Duties/Accountabilities % of Time
Analyze open orders, M3 ERP messages and update with current delivery information.
Expedite assigned suppliers to ensure materials are received on time.15%
Attend Planning and Production Meetings and provide accurate information on delivery schedules.10%
Return non-conforming material to suppliers and expedite rework/ replacement materials to meet production requirements.10%
Work with Quality and Engineering Department on deviation requests.10%
Coordinate with Quality Department to receive supplier corrective actions on-time.5%
Issue Monthly Supplier Scorecards and other departmental reports.5%
Work with Purchasing Team and M3 ERP Team on Purchasing Master Data Management 5%
Request pricing quotes to support new parts and annual standards update for price books.5%
Assist in performing all other Purchasing Department requirements as directed by manager. 25%

Sound judgment, good planning and. initiative required. Material purchases involve machined and fabricated items along with standard and catalog items. A high degree off creativity and innovation is required to properly purchase and expedite this material.

Fully responsible for thoroughness, accuracy and suitability of all purchases as well as expediting assigned suppliers. Failure to execute this responsibility properly can aversely affect the profitability of the company as well as the company’s reputation with its customer and vendor base. Work is generally unsupervised and performed under general established guidelines with problem situations brought to the attention of the Purchasing Manager for guidance and disposition.

Execution of responsibility is attained only through effectively dealing with other purchasing personnel and a wide variety of suppliers and vendors.

No direct supervisory responsibility. Position may provide direction to clerical personnel and assist production and shipping personnel.
Ability to read drawings and purchase machine parts or fabrications from engineering drawings.
1 – 2 years buying experience plus 2 –5 years expediting experience in a purchasing environment. Experience with MRP-ERP Systems preferably Infor M3.

Accredited 2-year college degree required; 4-year preferred.

Full-Time/First Shift

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

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

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.