FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Sparks, Nevada
MRO Buyer #878488
Job Summary:
  • The MRO Buyer is responsible for the preparation and issuance of purchase requisitions for products and services to ensure manufacturing equipment is always in working condition.
  • Additionally, the Buyer builds productive internal and external working relationships by establishing and managing vendors and analyze performance for strategic purchasing.
  • Furthermore, the Buyer coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning, and engineer departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.
Essential Duties:
  • Part of a team that manages the purchasing of indirect materials associated with maintenance, repair, and operations, such as pneumatic cylinders, sensors, bearings, filtration, sub-assemblies, supplies, equipment and services at the most favorable cost and at terms consistent with providing superior service to internal customers
  • Role will be responsible for the ordering and receipt of materials requested by Production and Engineering teams for manufacturing production
  • Responsible for daily communication with the receiving team and confirmation of materials arriving
  • Coordinating deliveries of materials with receiving departments
  • Work with Manufacturing Management and Production Engineering to establish specifications and procurement needs to ensure successful operations
  • Identify and select vendors to procure materials and/or equipment to meet criteria of price, quality, quantity, availability, and delivery dates and place orders
  • Perform accurate and timely execution of incoming requests while maintaining high Quality and Customer Service standards
  • Assist with import/export procedures as well as interfacing with JPY vendors for equipment purchase and repair
  • Provide suggestions to improve supply chain, solve shortage issue and strengthen supplier relationships
  • Analyze departmental purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy
  • Contact department or initiator to clarify and complete information
  • Determine method needed to process requisition
  • Monitor and maintain records regarding pricing and ordering of materials
  • Control MOQ (minimum order quantity), freight and handling costs
  • Monitor, analyze, and report material variances to standard cost
  • Prepare reports analysis and recommendations
  • Assist in all the other purchasing department duties as required
  • The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job.
  • It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Qualifications: Requirements - Education:
  • Basic: High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field
Essential Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3+ years of equivalent work experience in purchasing
  • Proficient skills in MS Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)
  • Technical knowledge related to engineering, HVAC, equipment, or machine maintenance
  • Data analysis experience
  • Operate as a collaborative team member and function with minimum supervision
  • Thrive in demanding, deadline driven culture
  • Ability to multi-task, pay attention to detail and prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings a plus
  • Resilient, self-motived and able to work well under pressure
  • Alignment to our seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)
  • Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:
  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a possibility and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.
Additional Information:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused, operating in nearly half of the states in the U.S., Europe and India.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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