Miller Industries, Inc. logo

Job Title: Buyer

Miller Industries is seeking a Full Time First Shift Buyer to work in our Ooltewah, TN campus.

Job Title

Buyer

Location

Ooltewah, TN

Description

** You must submit a resume to ooltewahrecruiter@millerind.com**

Summary:

Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties:

  • Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.
  • Run open order & shortage reports to help ensure the timely delivery of purchased components.
  • Verifies total demand of components, inventory on hand, cost, lead time, anticipated and average product usage, safety stock, component price breaks, and minimum order quantities when making purchasing decisions.
  • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.
  • Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.
  • Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used.
  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs.
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
  • Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.
  • Finds and shares creative ways to reduce cost and improve overall quality of Miller Industries product lines.
  • Assist accounts payable issues or pricing discrepancies encountered.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to learn and adapt in an ever-changing environment and be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Must have good verbal and email communication skills.
  • Must be good at problem solving.
  • Must have the ability to assess and initiate things independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience working in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office components (Excel/Outlook/Word), as well as our LN system.
  • Knowledge of the inventory/allocation/planning sessions is a plus.
  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Post high school degree (or currently in working towards that goal) is preferred, but not required.

** You must submit a resume to ooltewahrecruiter@millerind.com to be considered for this position.**

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vets.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: Hourly pay rate based on experience

Requisition Number: 042

Apply Now

You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website. To make that choice, please click below to receive an opt-out cookie. Privacy Policy