Findlay, OH

Buyer - Contract to Direct

  • Temp To Hire
  • 7673f427-c21e-40f9-a8e5-fa4b188545a1
  • June 26
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Buyer - Contract to Direct Hire 
40 hours per week; core hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Findlay, Ohio
Hourly rate depends on education and years of experience
🟡 Get your foot in the door at an established automotive supplier!
🟡 Ideal for recent Bachelor's degree graduates in Supply Chain, Logistics or Procurement
🟡 Suitable for experienced procurement professionals
🟡 Potential for hybrid work, up to two days per week from home, after contract assignment and direct hire
Well-established, successful automotive supplier is hiring a Buyer on a contract-to-direct hire basis.  The Buyer will report to the Purchasing Manager and support the Findlay, Ohio site related to MRO, packaging and freight.  Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Overseeing and completing sourcing in the areas of MRO, packaging and freight 
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new ones as needed
  • Negotiating pricing, payment terms and contracts
  • Adapting to changing procurement responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Tracking and entering required information into the organization's ERP system
  • Working within cross-functional teams to improve procurement strategies and find cost savings
  • Making decisions based off of data and working hard to improve reporting strategies
  • Performing other duties as delegated by management
This is a fast-paced position that requires qualified candidates to be on the manufacturing floor up to 15% of their time, supporting plant functions.  Individuals should be able to work within team-oriented environments, learn new tasks quickly, be able to handle changing priorities and enjoy supporting the manufacturing site.  This position is contract-to-direct hire on first shift with minimal overtime.  The goal is for the position to convert to direct hire after 6 months of employment!

REQUIREMENTS for the Buyer:
1. Minimum of a High School Diploma and at least one year in a similar procurement role (MRO, production, freight, packaging, etc.) OR a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics 
2. Experience sourcing new vendors and purchasing in a manufacturing environment 
3. Negotiation skills
4. Ability to read blueprints 
5. ERP experience 
6. Microsoft Excel experience, including charts, graphs and formulas 

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Automotive supplier experience 

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Findlay, OH area.  There is not a relocation package available for this position.   

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