Location: Sioux City, Iowa
The Buyer is responsible for the purchase of materials, supplies and services in accordance
with company policy and with the objective the materials, supplies and services be available at
the time, place, quantity, quality and price consistent with the needs of the company. The
Buyer reports to the Purchasing Manager.
Accountability: Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Honesty/Integrity: Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Respect: Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
Loyal : The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.
Relationship/Consensus Building: Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers and bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.
Time Management: Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Tolerance: Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.
Attendance: Strives for perfect attendance and commits to report to work on time.
- Purchases materials, supplies and services in accordance with company policy.
- Reviews purchase requisitions and bids for accuracy and completeness and adherence to company procedures, policies and monetary limits.
- Promotes and maintains good business relationships with suppliers.
- Researches and identifies solutions and alternatives for non-standard parts.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Associate degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or applicable field.
Experience: Two years’ experience as a buyer applicable position.
Skills: Reasonably well-developed negotiating skills. Good verbal and written communication. Ability to promote harmonious working relationships with company staff and vendors. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly by telephone, in person and in writing. Must be able to multitask and work with deadlines. Knowledge of inventory procedures. Ability to read manufacturing drawings. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office software programs.
N (Not Applicable) not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally) up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5 hours per day)
F (Frequently) 33% to 66% of the time (2.5 to 5.5 hours per day)
C (Constantly) more than 66% of the day (5.5 hrs)
|Reach Above Shoulders||O|
|Squat or Kneel||O|
|10 lbs or less||O|
|Over 100 lbs||N|
|12 lbs or less||O|
Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)
An office environment in a controlled atmospheric building.
How to Apply
Do you think you’d make an excellent fit for Besser Company? Please forward your resume to:
Besser Company World Headquarters
Attn: Janet Behnke, Corporate Human Resources Director
801 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707 USA