Job Summary
The Buyer - Sr will purchase goods and services according to departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Purchase goods and services according to the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with managers to maintain inventory levels.
  • Evaluates vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and previous transaction history.
  • Manage relationships with resin partners to negotiate volume and cash transaction discounts, and other available discounts.
  • Ensures that purchasing documents are complete and accurate and include appropriate and reasonable terms and conditions.
  • Maintains pricing histories and other vendor records.
  • SME/Trainer for Purchasing Team
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None.

Required skills/abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven negotiation skills.
  • Proven track record managing/purchasing material (resin) within complex conditions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Education and experience
  • Bachelors degree in related field highly preferred.
  • At least two years of purchasing experience – resin purchasing preferred
  • APICS or equivalent certification is preferred.

Physical requirements
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift-up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine purchasing needs.
  • May require travel.

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