Buyer Admin

Job Details

Buyer Admin

San Bernardino, California




Job Description

Manufacturer in the City of Riverside is seeking an enthusiastic self-starter with a strong drive to improve existing processes & systems. The ideal candidate would have excellent organizational skills, ability to balance immediate/ long term priorities, and exceptional multitasking skills are a necessity. An individual with these qualities would be successful in the Buyer Admin position.


A Day on the Job:

  • Responsible for the on-time procurement and delivery of production parts and materials
  • Delivery coordination of raw materials and components to support production schedule
  • Ensure all parts and materials procured meet standards of Quality, Efficacy, and Safety.
  • Manage suppliers with an emphasis on cost savings and on-time delivery
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure delivery schedule, cost, order maintenance, etc.
  • Communicate with Inventory department as necessary to ensure timely and accurate
  • delivery and receipt of parts and materials
  • Provide procurement and logistics support
  • Minor inventory management
  • Prepare purchase orders and update MRP with the confirmed delivery date
  • Provide status reports to management
  • Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets
  • Review pricing, quantity discounts, terms & transportation requirements to determine if
  • they meet departmental deadlines & objectives.
  • Reviews & analyzes MRP requirements to expedite or reschedule as needed.
  • Provides material impact analysis and initiate approved changes in production as
  • necessary.
  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional departments Adheres to all company
  • policies, safety rules and safe work practices.
  • Works overtime as required.


What you need to be considered:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of purchasing.
  • Understanding of component parts, including an understanding of engineering


  • Understanding of manufacturing and warehouse operations and inventory controls
  • Able to extract technical requirements from CAD drawings and engineering blueprints.
  • Ability to reason mathematically using methods/formulas to problem solve.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
  • solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Sound analytical, planning, multi-tasking, organization, coordination & problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities.


Education and Experience:

Associates degree required in Business, Operations, Supply Chain, or related field.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

3+ years’ experience in procurement or material management (raw materials a plus) in a

manufacturing company.

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