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Company: Westlake
Location: Salisbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


The Buyer I is responsible to coordinate, plan and expedite the flow of materials, parts and assemblies between vendors and departments according to production and shipping schedules or department priorities. Compiles and maintains manual or electronic records.


Comply with company Safety Policies and Procedures

Reviews production schedules, order history and related information to determine material requirements

Determines the amount of material required by applying knowledge of the product and manufacturing process

Order, track, manage and keep right sized inventories in stock. Follow up with vendors to ensure delivery dates are met and any issues are resolved

Issues releases and requisitions to order material. Establish and publish delivery dates based on production schedules and material availability

Manage, update and maintain inventory via SAP or manual system to include status, location, and quantity

Resolves any invoice and material issues

Establishes and maintains vendor relations through communication and training


Strong background in materials requirement planning

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Proficient in MS Office

Knowledge of SAP enterprise software, desired

Communicate effectively and tactfully with customers, managers and all levels of employees - provide clear direction and explain technical or legally complicated information in layman's terms

Work well with conflicting priorities and deadlines

Keep information confidential (confidentiality agreement required)

Strong organizational skills

Strategic thinker

Strong work ethic

Adapt easily to changing conditions, requirements, and environment

Self-directed, independent worker

Tactful, diplomatic, empathetic - says the right thing, knows how to bridge gaps of understanding, and is sensitive to others

Valid driver's license

Keywords: Westlake, Charlotte , Buyer/Planner, Other , Salisbury, North Carolina

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