Position: Temp to Permanent

Location: Houston, TX

Our client is currently recruiting for a Buyer who will be responsible for transactional buying for the Houston, TX manufacturing facility. The role will also participate in strategic buying, sourcing projects, cost-reduction efforts and supplier improvement initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issues purchasing based on demand with a predominantly US based supplier pool
  • Maintain part costs, lead-times and supplier information in ERP system
  • Manage vendor commitment dates and expedite lead times where needed to meet manufacturing timelines
  • Continuously driving improvement to buying strategies and processes in conjunction with leadership
  • Work closely with quality, engineering, accounting, shipping, receiving, and manufacturing
  • Provide routine updates on purchasing status, backorders, and ongoing expediting efforts


  • Associates degree in supply chain or adjacent field preferred, significant relevant experience acceptable
  • 2-10 years of experience purchasing in manufacturing/industrial environment
  • Must be able to purchase direct/indirect goods, contract services and 3rd party rentals as needed to support operations by using approved criteria such as required technical specifications, system driven demand, and direction from management.
  • This position requires an organized buyer with initiative and strong time management skills to work efficiently in a fast-moving, high PO churn environment
  • Requires the ability to develop strong rapport with highly repetitive supplier base
  • Ability to interface with an ERP, updating data and maintaining accurate activity statuses
  • Requires proficiency using basic office software and equipment (Excel, Acrobat, Web Browsers, copier etc.)
  • Must be able to analyze, identify and escalate issues to be resolve quickly, providing solutions where possible
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for purchasing, promoting a positive image of RRS to suppliers and ensuring each understands current business demands
  • Ensure department’s commitment to cost saving’s objectives by negotiating competitive pricing and driving on-time delivery while adhering to purchasing policies
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that quality product is received, and cost is accounted for appropriately
  • Works with other departments to reconcile accounting, purchasing, and receiving issues in a timely manner.

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