Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Posted: 09/14/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: BUYER Job Number: 17009

Contract to Direct hire role for a Buyer with our manufacturing client in Pittsburgh, PA

The ideal candidate for this position would be experienced in purchasing electro-mechanical components for manufacturing.


  • Process requisitions for supplies, research products, clarify specifications, document competitive bidding and enter and print purchase orders.
  • Purchase high volume items and materials that cover extended contract periods.
  • Negotiate requirements for production of electro-mechanical products in accordance with master schedule, and independent requisitions.
  • Control inventory levels of assigned commodities
  • Place orders, expediting and rescheduling deliveries to meet production and customer objectives.
  • Review vendor contracts and develop contracts and purchasing specs


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related field preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in purchasing for a product manufacturing company
  • Ability to work with a MRP system, and KanBan/JIT inventory replenishment systems. 
  • Microsoft Office profiency
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Buyer - 17009
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Sarah Latzo

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