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Buyer in Cincinnati at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

Supply Chain Professionals-don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle!

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for supply chain professionals. Our clients have immediate opportunities for Buyers; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with Supply Chain managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in supply chain as a Buyer and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Buyer you will source and purchase direct materials for all manufacturing operations to meet procrement goals of te company.


  • Coordinate and plan materials requirements for new sourcing channels.
  • Confirms purchase order acknowledgements (contract acceptance) with suppliers and updates MRP system.
  • Purchase order placement (contract offers) with suppliers according to signature authority guidelines
  • Manages open purchase order report to resolve late and partial shipments with suppliers and updates MRP system.
  • Manages incoming shipment discrepancies with Receiving and/or suppliers.
  • Resolves invoice discrepancies with Finance and/or suppliers.
  • Ensures and maintains MRP system data integrity for supplier data including unit price, delivered lead-time, and EOQ.
  • Distributes request for proposal packages and manages due dates with suppliers.
  • Participate and lead special projects for continuous improvement

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials, Business, Engineering or related field preferred, comination of education and experience will be considered
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in materials/sourcing, Supply Chain, and project leadership required
  • Experience in High Mix - Low Volume environment preferred
  • ERP Experience required
  • SAP experience preferred