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Houston, TX 77065

Posted: 02/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Administrative/Clerical Job Number: LW67286121 Pay Rate: $24-29 / hour

Job Description

$24– $30/hr

The buyer will research and make purchases of materials and supplies to be used in the manufacture and assembly of products.

Essential Functions:
▪ Purchase goods and services according to the company’s policies and procedures
▪ Coordinates with other departments to understand demand and maintain forecasted inventory levels
▪ Creating and Managing production orders to ensure a smooth flow of material through the production process
▪ Evaluates vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and previous transaction history
▪ Works with vendors to negotiate volume and cash transaction discounts, and other available discounts
▪ Ensures purchasing documents are complete and accurate and include company’s terms and conditions
▪ Maintains pricing histories and other vendor records
▪ Oversees and maintains current inventory utilizing blanket order, backlog, and safety stock reports
▪ Develops and maintains relationships with wholesalers and suppliers
▪ Negotiates contracts with wholesalers and suppliers
▪ Assesses financial risks of purchases
▪ Expedite on all PO’s as necessary
▪ Develop 2nd and 3rd product source vendors
▪ Performs other duties as assigned by the Supply Chain Manager

Qualifications and Education Requirements
▪ Bachelor’s degree in related field highly preferred
▪ At least 5 years of purchasing experience required
▪ Experience using NetSuite a plus
▪ Knowledge of API and Certification & Documentation requirements preferred
▪ Manufacturing or production environment experience

▪ Self-driven motivator who takes initiative
▪ Analytical and math skills
▪ Working knowledge of GAAP
▪ Time Management

▪ Expert in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook)
▪ Good oral and written communications
▪ Good work ethic, attendance, reliability and able to work under stress in a fast-paced environment.
▪ Read and write English, bi-lingual Spanish is a plus.

Meet Your Recruiter

Doris Breaux
Industrial Recruiting Manager

Hi, I'm Doris proudly serving TPI Staffing Since 2015! 


With over a decade of successful experience in the staffing industry, Doris manages an experienced team of Industrial Recruiters. During her tenure she has earned several internal awards including Top Temporary Recruiter. She brings to TPI Staffing the ability to strategically partner with our clients and hiring managers to identify your skilled/craft needs.


Located at our Corporate/Cypress Office 21840 Northwest Freeway, Ste. E, Cypress, TX 77429 open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Email me with your Name and updated resume after you have applied.

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