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Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in San Jose, CA.

3+ years equivalent experience in purchasing or material/production planning and scheduling. Under limited supervision, this individual will procure materials, equipment and maintenance supplies to support production. This individual is also responsible for procuring supplies, raw materials, equipment and services necessary for the operation of the organization. Following established procedures, practices and policies to obtain quotations, evaluate proposals, award purchase orders and expedite delivery of goods and services will be requirements of this role.

Spending time planning, scheduling, and monitoring materials into production. Planning material requirements to support inventory and sourcing objectives. Collaboration with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and vendors to identify and realize improvements in quality, delivery and price is essential. Providing input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, backlogs, and the like will be a top priority in this role. Assisting in developing and improving materials management procedures and continuously working toward developing an improved supplier base. Conducting internal and vendor audits is also a part of this role. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Knowledge of purchasing practices (including methods of establishing costs, selling prices, terms and general knowledge of business law relative to procurement practices, and inventory management is a must in this Buyer position. It is essential this individual has the ability to analyze Bills of Materials, Master Schedules, Excess and Obsolete Inventory Reports in order to collect, analyze and summarize information and trends. Knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchases at a price consistent with quality and quantity is also a must. Proficient in MS Office software and ERP systems. Minimal travel required for this position.

Accredited Bachelorís degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited institution is required.


This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Job Number: 183091
Job Location: San Jose, CA
Rate: Up to $30.01 DOE
Duration: 1 mo
Input Date: 11/30/2019
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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