Junior Buyer

Aston Carter Ontario, California
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March 26, 2023
Aston Carter
Ontario, California
Junior Buyer
Pay Rate $23.00-$29.00
Issues Purchase Orders for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or fabricated (raw and semi-finished materials) components used in the manufacturing of industrial sheet metal fabricating equipment. Responsible to maintain accurate inventory of required components. Manage and adjust supplier lead times. Sends requests for quotations and reports as needed to ensure timely delivery of goods and services. Resolves all discrepancies between vendor invoicing and purchase orders. Coordinates the return of goods to the vendor when necessary. Creates PO's and enters transactions in ERP system. Maintains records and files. Works under close supervision of department Lead or Supervisor.
• Review production schedule and place orders to ensure material availability for Production Departments
• Communicate any problems or issues in material availability to Lead or Supervisor
• Obtain quotes from vendors to determine the best pricing and delivery to meet company needs
• Prepare and enter Purchase Orders
• Document and communicate purchase orders or purchase order changes to suppliers.
• Assist in resolution of any discrepancies with suppliers, Production and Accounting as necessary
• Able to multitask and meet deadlines
• Adjust Bill of Material for ECNs and schedule changes, supplier and plant capacities, and manufacturing efficiencies.
• Assist in identifying and resolving inventory discrepancies to ensure inventory accuracy.
• Generate open order reports and follow up with Suppliers to get committed delivery dates
• Be aware and communicate significant supplier situations that may impact objectives and supply.
• Resolve any discrepancies with quantity, delivery, cost and quality.
• Manage assigned supplier base.
• Plan and prioritize deliveries.
• Participate in company initiatives and contribute to continuous process improvements.
• Communicate quality issues to suppliers and coordinate resolutions of the issues with suppliers.
High School diploma required
Minimum of 1-2+ years of procurement/purchasing experience
Knowledge of MRP, Kanban, ISO, and SAP is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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