Senior Buyer

  • Boomerang Tube LLC
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

Job Summary: The Senior Buyer will research and purchase steel products for use in manufacturing processes. Supervisory Responsibilities: May hire, train, and oversee subordinate staff. May oversee the scheduling, assignments, and daily workflow of subordinate staff in the department. Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations. Duties/Responsibilities: Oversees and maintains inventory. Researches, analyzes, and forecasts current and future buying trends, markets, and products with attention to specified manufacturing needs. Develops and maintains relationships with wholesalers and suppliers. Negotiates contracts with wholesalers and suppliers. Assesses financial risks of purchases. May attend trade shows, product exhibitions, and conferences to maintain understanding of new products. Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Skills/Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or related field preferred. Ten to fifteen years of manufacturing experience, specifically the steel / tube manufacturing industry required. Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. Must be able to regularly travel between manufacturing plants located in Houston, Texas and Liberty, Texas. Boomerang Tube is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local.”