Associate Buyer in Berryville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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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 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

    Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • See training matrix for facility specific training

                                                                                                                                                               

    Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

  •  Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Office environment and light manufacturing environment

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.


810 Champlin Avenue
Berryville, Arkansas, 72616
United States