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Associate Buyer in Tulsa, OK at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/4/2019

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Associate Buyer

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  

The associate buyer supports the purchasing functions by placing purchase orders from requisitions, maintaining data integrity in the business system, communicating delivery information and organizing files for all purchasing documents.

  • Place purchase orders for MRO items and low dollar items as directed by buyer

  • Expedite purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of products to support manufacturing

  • Perform materials quotation for prices and delivery

  • Review material price variances and provide feedback for resolution

  • Perform data entry and maintain purchasing data in computer system.

  • Update lead times, minimums and multiples, and vendor information for all parts in the system

  • Maintain files on all purchase orders, purchase order agreements, supplier surveys, and add new supplier forms

  • Follow up on unquoted components during the quote phase

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area

  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:    

  • MRP exposure preferred

  • Basic level of computer skills: e-mail, Word, and ExcelStrong communications and interpersonal skills needed

  • Abilities listed in the General Requirements of Team Members

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                                                  Lift /Carry            

Stand - Frequently                                                               10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Walk - Frequently                                                                11-20 lbs - Occasionally     

Sit - Frequently                                                                     21-50 lbs - N/A    

Climb – N/A                                                                           51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A                                                                            Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - N/A                                                          

Bend - N/A                                                                            Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - N/A                                                     10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - N/A                                                          10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - N/A                                             20-50 lbs - N/A

Drive - Occasionally                                                             50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                                                Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day).

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day).

Constantly - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day).

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • Minimum one year relevant purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment

11616 East 51st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74146
United States


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