Snelling Staffing Services


Clarkston, MI - Full Time

Our client, a leading distributor of specialty, engineered and commodity thermoplastics is looking for a Buyer for their growing organization. The Buyer will act as a liaison with customers, suppliers and sales teams concerning orders and shipments.

The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $60,000 depending on related skills and experience.

This is a direct hire position.

Buyer Duties:

  • Processing of purchase orders following detailed purchasing work instructions for assigned suppliers.
  • Tracking of containers for overseas purchases to ensure timely receipt of supplier inbound containers as needed for suppliers.
  • Process daily shipments to coordinate daily supplier shipments, confirmations and receipt of paperwork.
  • Request, audit, receive and forward bill of ladings in a timely fashion.
  • Update purchasing reports and distribute supplier lead time lists.
  • Update and maintain supplier quote folders and supplier contacts on a monthly basis.
  • Resolve supplier invoice discrepancies, material returns, damage stock and credit processing.

Buyer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 4+ years of related and recent industry experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite

Buyer Skills:

  • Ability to provide friendly, high quality customer service.
  • Ability to learn the all product lines.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Possess solid written and verbal communication skills.

Snelling has been serving the local metro Detroit area for the past 30 years and has built incredibly strong partnerships with our clients, candidates and employees. 

Buyer Benefits:

  • Team oriented work environment
  • Business Casual and Jeans on Fridays
  • PTO
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account

Interested and qualified candidates for the opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

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