Buyer

Buyer will be responsible for purchasing inventory for resale while reporting to Director of Purchasing.


Company

Würth Timberline Fasteners was originally founded in 1923 and has evolved significantly over time. In 2014, Timberline was purchased by The Würth Group; the world market leader in the trade of assembly and fastening material. The Würth Group consists of over 400 companies and is a globally operating business. With the support of Würth, Timberline is experiencing significant growth and has plans for even greater growth in the coming years. Both Würth and Timberline have sustained success throughout the years by staying true to their values and honoring their commitments to their customers, their suppliers and their colleagues.

Position Overview

Buyer will be responsible for purchasing inventory for resale while reporting to Director of Purchasing.

Principle Duties and Essential Functions

  • Maintain optimum inventory levels by balancing the goals of maximizing the overall service level to at least 98.5% while maximizing inventory turns to a goal of four turns per year.
  • Create purchase orders to approved suppliers based on a periodic review schedule. This includes use of the computer generated purchase suggestions but also requires manual data entry.
  • Confirm orders with suppliers and update the orders in the system accordingly (e.g. delivery date, price).
  • Enter and maintain supplier data (part numbers, costs, lead times, etc.)
  • Enter and maintain product data (descriptions, costs, inventory control variables, bills of material, etc.)
  • Create work orders for packaging and production operations.
  • Follow-up late deliveries and expedite rush orders.
  • Create import shipments and coordinate from start to finish with suppliers, import broker, Accounts Payable, and Receiving.
  • Coordinate problems, returns.
  • Assist sales personnel.
  • Source and quote new business.
  • Meet with suppliers.

Qualifications

Education / Experience

  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • HS diploma preferred
  • Previous fastener experience preferred

Physical Activities

  • Frequently climbs stairs
  • Frequently types on a keyboard
  • Frequently sits, stands
  • Moderately grasps, lifts 1lb-20lbs.
  • Infrequently bends, stoops, lifts 21lbs-50lbs.

Equipment Used

  • Computer terminal/PC and printers

Competencies

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good math skills
  • Computer knowledge and skill
  • Ability to follow directions, organize and prioritize
  • Familiarity with dimensional tolerances
  • Familiarity with industry standards and specifications
  • Understanding of how to read product drawings/prints
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Application Procedure

All resumes must be submitted to the following email address: timberlinefasteners@gmail.com