Associate Buyer in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

Associate Buyer

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  

  • Support 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 Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Minimum one year relevant purchasing experience required in a manufacturing environment

Required Skills & Qualifications:    

  • MRP exposure preferred
  • Basic level of computer skills: e-mail, Word, and Excel
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed
  • Abilities listed in the General Requirements of Team Members


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

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