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Buyer ( Lansing)

Salary Range:Negotiable
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, 401(k), Bonus Incentives
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Materials
Location:Lansing, Michigan
Description:Loc Performance Products; Michigan's premiere full service manufacturer of large CNC machined components and assemblies for military and commercial applications.

Loc Performance is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Buyer to join our Materials Department!

The Buyer coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization.

If you are interested in a work environment that provides support, encouragement and development then we want you!
Duties:Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.

Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed.

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.

Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.
Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred, or a minimum of 5 years purchasing experience in metal components. Government Procurement experience desired but not required.


Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

To apply please select “APPLY” below. If you have questions regarding the application process or require assistance or an accommodation, please email us at humanresources@locper.com or contact Human Resources at 734-453-2300. In addition, we have an application kiosk in our lobby at 13505 N. Haggerty Rd., Plymouth MI, 48170. We will be happy to assist you in the application process.

EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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