189362 - Material Buyer/Expediter
Up to $25.00 DOE
6 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Buyer for an opening in Rockwood, TN.

Working closely with suppliers to expedite open orders
Maintaining expected due dates and order information in the ERP system. Reporting out and escalating supply issues as they become known. At this point, it is entirely a temporary position that could last up to 1 year. We do not currently have permission to convert to permanent. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, work would be done remotely until staff are approved to return to the office. At that point, the person would be expected to work at the Rockwood site.

Responsible for planning and executing assigned purchasing related activities to procure raw materials & finished goods in a fast paced, team based environment. Expedite material orders to maintain inventory at planned levels. Works on tasks of diverse scope, including acquiring and analyzing data. Reports product and material availability issues & provides supply status and shipment tracking to Customer Service & Operations teams. Maintains purchase order and product data in ERP system. Establishes and maintains rapport with all levels of supplier personnel and internal customers. Completes special projects and assignments as requested.

3 years experience related to materials purchasing. A big plus would be someone who was familiar with using ODBC connections to analyze data in Excel. Any ERP experience would be accepted. We use Syspro, which is not very common.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree with studies in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or related experience. Knowledge, understanding and application of Supply Chain concepts Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel. ERP experience a must. Data extraction skills (via ODBC) preferred. Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills and ability to multitask
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written) Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.