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Buyer III

Company: SP Industries
Location: Gardiner
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

SP Industries is searching for a Buyer to join our growing team!

The Buyer is responsible for purchase order placement and expediting, to include supplier management. This position is also responsible for assisting in general responsibilities in the tactical and strategic purchasing department. The Buyer typically handles purchasing duties that are of greater significance to the company and requires higher-level judgment and discretion including planning and management of cost saving initiatives.

This is a HYBRID positionin either Warminster, PA. Gardiner NY.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Purchase order placement and expediting, including negotiation of terms within approved limits.
* Supplier management and auditing.
* Plan and manage cost savings initiatives
* Proactively manage the communication of all responsible purchasing commitments to the stakeholders within the organization.
* Contract and supplier agreement review and input.
* Autonomous decision making within approval guidelines.
* Assist leadership in the development of process and policy.
* Communication and integration with related functional areas.
* Participation in supply chain strategic planning processes.
* Review and analyze MRP requirements against buy reports and open purchase orders to determine required material, equipment, and supplies.
* Maintain purchasing item attributes, such as lead times, lot sizes, prices, etc.
* Assist with general responsibilities within the tactical purchasing department.
* Liaise with engineering to ensure appropriate standards are used in material requirements.
* Provide input to Strategic Sourcing Managers on vendor performance and actively participate


* Consistent and predictable attendance
* Understands and complies with all company rules and regulations
* Reports unsafe conditions and practices to management
* Immediately reports injuries to management


* 5 years of purchasing or related materials experience.
* Ability to manage multiple orders and vendors in a fast-paced operation.
* Excellent proactive communication & organization skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet deadlines and follow through.
* Total cost evaluation and analysis of supplier spend and consolidation ability.
* Good judgment in choosing from multiple options and courses of conduct.
* Ability to manage multiple conflicting tasks in a dynamic environment.
* High degree of accuracy and detail.
* Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks.
* Ability to manage multiple conflicting tasks in a dynamic environment.
* MS Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, various MRP systems and Internet use skills.


* BA or 7-10 years of relevant job experience.


* Work is normally performed in both a typical interior/office and production floor work environment.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and is frequently is required to stand; use both hands; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
* The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
* The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


As we continue to grow and provide leading edge products to our customers, we understand hiring the right people and treating them well is critical to our success. There are many exciting reasons to join the SP Team.

* We provide a wide range of innovative and high-quality scientific products that improve people's lives.
* We are customer-focused and value our team's expertise.
* We respect each other and foster a collaboration work environment.
* We innovate and are open to change.
* We are responsible and accountable and act with integrity.


We are proud to provide a comprehensive benefits program focused on your total well-being.

* Competitive compensation package
* A robust health and welfare benefits package that includes Life, Health, Dental, Vision
* The opportunity to plan for the future with a strong 401(K) including company match!
* Time to recharge with Paid Time Off annually + Paid Holidays
* Career Advancement opportunities and Tuition Assistance to help you achieve your goals and continue your career growth.

EEO and Affirmative Action Statement:

SP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis and takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities. It is our policy to provide our employees and applicants with equal employment opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, pregnancy, citizenship, handicap or disability, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision:

SP will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.



Keywords: SP Industries, Danbury , Buyer III, Other , Gardiner, Connecticut

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