Commodity Metals Buyer
Job Opportunity at 7 Solutions USA

Posted on Jul 31    +1 (615) 952-3771

Location: Fort Smith, AR
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4121519

Commodity Metals Buyer 

Location:    Fort Smith, AR
Salary:        $65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Full Benefits:        Yes
Interview Exp:     Yes
Relo Exp:   Yes
  • Commodities: Sintered Metal, Stamped, Coiled, Machined and Cold headed product.)
Job Description
  • As a member of the purchasing team, the experienced buyer will be responsible for the overall management of their commodity and supply base under the direction of the Materials Director.
  • This includes leading efforts to determine and select new suppliers, manage current suppliers, facilitate new product launch activities and carry out contract administration.
  • Supplier additions: When the need for a new supplier of a good or service is determined, conducts supplier audits as part of an interdisciplinary team and completes the required paperwork to manage the supplier addition.
  • Supply base management: Works with other departments to resolve issues that arise with product quality, delivery and payment of invoices. Determines which suppliers are in need of specialized attention and arranges for the appropriate actions to be taken to provide supplier management.
  • Product launch: Creates new program databases, sends out RFQ packages for components and services, tracks and records quotations, creates quotation recap documents for approval by management, issues purchase orders for pre-production parts and tooling, works with quality and engineering on supplier APQP management and creates blanket purchase orders upon management approval of sourcing suggestions.
  • Contract administration: Creates annual blanket purchase orders and maintains record retention per applicable requirements.
  • Creates miscellaneous purchase orders as necessary to provide goods and services for the organization.
  • Manages engineering changes, issues drawings, tracks expendable tooling and places orders for replacement tooling as required.
  • Other duties: Performs whatever tasks are needed in support of the organization.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in purchasing, including experience purchasing major commodities.
  • (Die Castings, Tooling, Sintered Metal, Stamped, Coiled, Machined and Cold headed product.)
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