Material Buyer

Job title: Material Buyer

$45000 – 52000 per year

Company: PHM Brands

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Job description: TITLE: Material Buyer


DATE POSTED: 8/25/2021

SALARY: 45,000 – 52,000

DESCRIPTION: The Material Buyer is responsible for supporting manufacturing by procuring raw materials, components, equipment, tooling, and services in a timely manner to meet performance objectives in maintaining customer service, quality, cost, and targeted inventory levels. Determines material requirements from production schedules and/or engineering to plan, schedules, and monitors the supply of assigned materials commodities to support production.


  • Timely review of internal database and execution of purchase orders, supplier confirmations/lead times, and delivery schedules utilizing internal Logistics or supplier’s carrier for materials and assigned commodities to support production
  • Coordinates with plants to identify inventory levels, track and monitor open purchase orders, supplier confirmations, delivery schedules/OT delivery, and invoices for supplier compliance with quality, quantities, cost, and schedule adherence.
  • Supports material orders for multiple locations
  • Generates cost savings through the continuous improvement process and engineering support
  • Reviews and plans material requirements for targeted inventory levels and minimizing EE&O, adjusting min/max and lead times as required.
  • Routinely reviews and dispositions EE&O inventories coordinating with Sales, plant Operations and Accounting for approval.
  • Complies with all GMP, regulatory and ISO guidelines including company policies and departmental procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BS in Supply Chain, Finance, or Business Administration or equivalent:
  • Minimum 1+ years purchasing experience out of food or automotive industries, a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively with suppliers and internal customers to build a framework for strategic supplier relationships.
  • Proficiency with Excel, SharePoint, and other MS Office products suites to capture, execute and translate data; office equipment (scanner, copier)
  • Strong EXCEL, pivot tables, VLOOKUP, macros
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Action oriented with continuous improvement focus
  • Ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well organized and ability to work on multiple projects and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy


  • Extreme climate or climate variation (May occur, if at plant)
  • Heat up to 100 degrees and lows of 40 (May occur, if at plant)
  • Changes of >30 degrees within a shift (May occur, if at plant)
  • Rotating and oscillating equipment
  • Exposure to manufacturing equipment hazards, especially forklifts
  • Standing and walking on concrete floor
  • Lift up to 50#
  • Walk up and down several flights of stairs


Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid LI, AD&D, Matching 401K, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time off

PHM Brandsis an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law.



Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 07:56:15 GMT

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