Purchasing Agent and Buyer

at Gregory Industries, Inc. (view profile)
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted February 27, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Gregory Industries, a reputable longstanding Canton company, has an excellent full-time opportunity for a well-organized, dependable, career-oriented person in our strut division.


Scope of Position – Efficient & timely purchase of materials, goods, components & accessories.  Responsibilities include various purchasing related tasks including vendor sourcing, price negotiating, clerical processing/PO entry, stocking & replenishment of factory & regional warehouses, and daily interface with sales team.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Place orders / prep PO’s with suppliers/vendors
  • Interface with sales team
  • Manage purchasing variables including price, availability, terms, conditions, on-time delivery, stocking levels/inventories.
  • Perform data input
  • Compare and negotiate best pricing
  • Manage supplier/vendor communications
  • Assist in locating and developing new suppliers as needed.
  • Evaluate/negotiate pricing
  • Handle returns
  • Compare bills with bids and purchase orders, verify accuracy
  • Manage import purchases & customs

Experience and Skills: 

  • 3+ years of experience in a Purchasing environment preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment a plus
  • Experience in working with ERP system highly desirable

Interested applicants must submit their application at the Gregory Industries website to be considered.

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