Sr. Buyer

Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Posted: 01/23/2023 Career Field: Administrative Job Number: 11819 Pay Rate: $28.00/hour

Job Description

Sr. Buyer
$55-60k- Likely a Temp to Hire (Discussing DH possibilities)
M-F 7: 30-4: 00
See job description below. 

Job Summary: 
The Senior Buyer coordinates the procurement and supply chain distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies.   Schedules, orders and coordinates the delivery of parts/materials, equipment and services used in product manufacturing according to production plans. Controls the inventory of assigned production parts/materials in accordance with management objectives.   Establishes standard cost on assigned production parts/materials for approval by management. Assists in the selection of particular vendors/suppliers with whom to place orders and acts as a primary contact with vendors/suppliers.   Resolves problems with assigned production parts/materials, equipment or supplier orders.  

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used 
  • Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed 
  • Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company 
  • Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery 
  • Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner. ?   Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations. 
  • Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements 
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records 
  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs 
  • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity 
  • Evaluates performance of supplier and manages supplier relationship. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists 
  • Understands and meets quality standards. Supports new ideas and helps to implement them  

  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • 2+ years of experience as a Buyer required in the manufacturing industry
  • Strong negotiating skills 
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word, and purchase order software  
  • Exceptional communication, customer service, and listening skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and time management skills 
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced team environment 

Additional Information

About ROLINC Staffing:  Connecting great job seekers with great companies along the Colorado Front Range and beyond! ROLINC Staffing provides targeted talent solutions for manufacturing, distribution and construction companies as well as government facilities, and helps career-seekers find jobs within those industries.  ROLINC also offers solutions for HR, safety, cost containment and other employment solutions and best practices.   Founded in 1991 in Englewood, CO, ROLINC was a firm ahead of its time trying to connect businesses with qualified candidates through an exclusive online network: Resumes On-Line, Inc. (ROLINC). In 1993, we transitioned away from the online database model. Instead, we focused on becoming a niche staffing firm, moving into the skilled trades, construction trades and industrial services.   Reach out to ROLINC today if you are pursuing a position that uses your targeted skills. We strive to hit the mark!
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