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Buyer in Lewisville, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Determine demand requirements through MRP and issue purchase order accordingly
  • Communicate with suppliers on purchase due dates/ changes to orders
  • Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure retention of records to support quality requirements
  • Expedite/ Change/ or cancel orders as needed to support manufacturing/ customer demand requirements.
  • Manage inventory levels and inventory turns to support customer requirements
  • Participate in price negotiations with suppliers
  • Responsible for transportation of product (arrangement, estimation of costs, etc.)
  • Identify/ recommend new suppliers/ develop bidders list
  • Prepare requests for proposal (RFP) or request for quotation (RFQ)
  • Maintain data accuracy for managed product
  • Create/ Manage/ Release Horizon reports
  • Create/ Release supplier scorecards
  • Coordinate with Product Development Department on new product implementation
  • Any other duties as assigned by Department Manager


Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 or more year’s related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a high volume international setting
  • Microsoft Office Suite (specific to Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Working knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 

Basic Requirements:

  • No written counseling’s inclusive of COE’s for Attendance, Conduct, Safety or Quality within the prior two year period


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