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Job Description

Job Summary: The buyer/scheduler position will support raw material inventory by planning raw material purchases and working closely with the department supervisor to collaborate on the optimum production schedule.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the liaison between suppliers, engineering and manufacturing and shop floor personnel

  • Develop vendor(s) to JIT raw material delivery

  • Track year-over-year cost reductions

  • Create optimum production schedule for departments

  • Reconcile three way match between PO, Invoice, Receipt

  • Work with production supervisor(s) on cycle counts

  • Optimize raw material inventory

  • Work closely with Area Supervisor and Director of Supply Chain on setup reduction, run sequence, and scheduling improvements

  • Work with production team for optimal run quantities, taking into account both inventory value, and production time.

  • Actively on the shop floor partnering with Production staff

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technical Discipline or equivalent experience.

Experience: 2-5 years experience procuring engineered metal components

Specific Skills:

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Effective negotiation skills

  • Ability to interact with all facets of management

  • Highly organized with experience in a mixed volume procurement environment

  • Familiar with a quick turn atmosphere where lead time is measured in single days

  • Ability to interact with all facets of management

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc:

APICS certification preferred, Lean experience is a plus 


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Nook Industries, Inc.

Nook Industries manufactures inch and metric products for the Linear Motion Industry. Visit the Nook Industries linear motion website for Nook Industries' complete actuator products, including:

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