Senior Buyer

Solon, OH 44139

Posted: 02/24/2023 Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire Job Category: Purchasing Job Number: 04 - 167258 mp Pay Rate: Pay commensurate upon experience

Job Description

A well-established manufacturing company is seeking a Senior Buyer to source initiatives for both Production and MRO products and perform all procurement related functions.  Work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyze MRO purchase requisitions, review for accuracy and completion, and maintain Approved Supplier List
  • Provide pertinent updates to Sales and Customer Service on any part delays or product rejections
  • Must be able to confer with vendors on corrective action requests for rejected parts
  • Update prices and deliveries as information becomes available on a daily basis
  • Research and prepare bid specifications, review quotes, and secure the most competitive bids
  • Work with Receiving and Quality Contol, to make sure all materials are received correctly and placed in the ERP system
  • Solve problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner, establish lead times for parts ordering, and expedite orders as necessary
  • Work with Accounts Payable and Receiving Department to resolve any shipment or invoice issues 
  • Negotiate pricing with vendors, obtain competitive quotes, and set up vendors in system
  • Maintain current ISO certifications in the Business Partner database
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, suppliers, and internal staff.
  • Complete sourcing initiatives for both Production and MRO products 
  • Provide a high level of service to everyone
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Supply Chain preferred
  • Purchasing experience in an Electronics Manufacturing Company is required; Medical Product Production preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems; SAP preferred
  • Five to seven years Sourcing/Purchasing experience; Sourcing and procurement of electronic components, stampings, machining, and wire harnesses
  • Purchasing experience in an Electronics Manufacturing Company is required; Medical Product Purchasing experience preferred
  • Must have proven negotiation experience with suppliers
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills along with a desire to create solutions
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and telephone skills is required
  • Must have the willingness to take initiative while multi-tasking, working in a fast-paced environment, and quickly change priorities 

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

For an immediate interview, please call 440-253-2983 or submit your resume to

Additional Information

For over 35 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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