Houston, TX 77066

Posted: 08/24/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Purchasing Job Number: KK45965824

Job Description

Direct Hire
Salary: $66K - $77K annually

Job Summary:

Responsible for the procurement of parts and materials, supplies and equipment for production and maintaining of stock inventory. Completes and maintains related purchase orders and reports, performs expedite and de-expedite activities as required to maintain production schedule and promote positive cash flow. Monitors inventory levels and coordinates with departments to ensure that operations are smooth and uninterrupted. Locates, compares, negotiates part deliveries and prices with suppliers.


Job Duties:

  • Purchase the highest quality material at the lowest possible price and in the correct amounts.

  • Develops and ensures all elements of the purchase commitment are completed with proper required approvals.

  • Reviews requisitions for accuracy and completeness, prepares and processes assigned purchase order.

  • Monitors ideal inventory levels; reorders and purchases items needed for inventory replenishment to ensure on-time delivery while maximizing turns and minimizing carrying cost.

  • Reviews order acknowledgments for item, cost and delivery date accuracy and updates the system, as well as notifying PMs and/or manufacturing of updates as necessary.

  • Expedites (or de-expedites) the delivery of purchases as necessary.

  • Monitors shipments to ensure that materials come in on time, and in the event of problems will trace shipments and follow up on undelivered material.

  • Confer with staff, users and suppliers to discuss defective or unacceptable goods/services and determine corrective action.

  • Sources and provides material costs and availability to estimating, sales and engineering teams for potential new business opportunities and/or change orders.

  • Provides recommendations regarding materials to other functional groups to drive toward cost savings and/or improved product availability.

  • Developing and maintaining rapport, trust, and constructive and cooperative working relationships with suppliers and teammates.

  • Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, auditing or verifying information or data, and maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

  • Assists in annual physical inventory activities and/or cycle counting as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Three plus years of experience in materials management required

  • Three plus years of experience in manufacturing required

  • Three plus years of experience using an ERP system to efficiently plan and procure material required

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to communicate at various levels within the organization required

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully achieve goals required

  • Experience with material expediting and implementing solutions to short-term and long-term supply issues required

  • Strong analytical skills required 


  • Medical, dental, vision, HSA, term life, AD&D, STD, LTD

  • 401K, profit sharing, and ESOP contributions

  • Scholarships, paid volunteerism, personal and professional development

  • PTO and paid holidays

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Competitive wages

  • Family-friendly environment with average employee tenure above five years


Meet Your Recruiter

Kristina Kubitza
Sr. Operations Manager, TSC CSP Certified

Hi, I'm Kristina proud member of TPI Staffing Since 2010!

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