Anaheim, CA | Temporary

Job ID: Buyer/Purchaser [SA] Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $16-$19 per hour


Under the general direction of the Materials Manager, the Buyer is responsible for ordering materials at competitive prices consistent with accepted standards of quality, service, and delivery, to include contacting suppliers, negotiating prices and delivery, issuing purchase orders and coordinating purchases with operations, maintenance and lab to support production schedules.



Coordinate procurement of supplies to support production operations.  

Order materials in accordance with corporate contracts.

Develop and maintain positive relationships with vendors.

Keep management informed of proposed changes in prices or lead-times.

Run various purchasing reports associated with delivery performance, pricing and other purchasing information.

Input purchase orders as needed.

Monitor open purchase orders and close out complete orders.

Follow up and expedite delinquent shipments.

Maintain awareness of new and alternate sources of supply, and any changes in the market.

Interface with Receiving and A/P to resolve pricing and receiving discrepancies.

Resolve rejections with Q.C. and Supplier and process debit memos.

Solicit and negotiate bids where appropriate.

Provide spreadsheet analysis and other P.C. functions as requested.



High School Diploma plus two years college or equivalent experience preferred. At least two years of accounting experience) or one to three years experience in a purchasing environment required.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Basic math skills.

Effective written communication skills, including legibility.

Strong attention to detail.



Strong verbal and written communication skills, analytical and math aptitude required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and MRP experience preferred

This position is a contract position that would last 90 days

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