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Buyer in Lewisville, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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Description of Duties:

Four Seasons, Temperature Control Division of Standard Motor Products, has a Buyer position open at our Lewisville, Texas location.
As a key and highly visible member of our Purchasing Department, you will negotiate and coordinate all activities related to procurement, international and domestic, of selected commodities for OE/OES and aftermarket business segments with intent to purchase through delivery while maintaining appropriate inventory levels to support business needs.

  • Analyze the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, lead-times, and date commodity is needed.
  • Issue and monitor existing purchase orders for delivery to meet business needs.
  • Effectively communicate with domestic and international suppliers.
  • Effectively communicate with customer service for specific OE and OES customer requirements. 
  • Coordinate appropriate method to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.
  • Effectively coordinate with our Product Development Department to select suppliers based on quality, cost, lead-time and service.
  • Participate in negotiations with suppliers.
  • Research and implement opportunities to reduce cost of products and/or services.
  • Coordinate and make necessary arrangements for processing discrepant items/materials for proper disposition. Issue replacement purchase orders as required on returned items and materials.
  • Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.




Job Requirements


To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree and two or more year’s related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a high volume international setting. The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and problem solving skills are also essential. Candidate must be proficient in MS Excel. Knowledge of JDEdwards ERP system or other ERP systems including MRP preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates who meet these requirements should submit a resume and salary history to:  No Recruiters or phone calls please.

In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.


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