Purchasing Agent

The Levy Group of Companies

Dearborn, MI


The Levy Group of Companies is seeking a Buyer to work at our Dearborn, MI location. The Buyer will be responsible for purchasing materials, equipment, supplies and services for domestic and international locations. Works with cross-functional departments to implement continuous improvement processes and provide excellent customer service. Ensures products and services meet the safety, financial, quality and efficiency requirements of the business units. 
 
Minimum Salary: $60,000

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Prescription, 401(K) with 3% Employer Contribution, Long- and Short-term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualified skilled trade programs
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Employee Referral Program

Responsibilities 

The Buyer will:
  • Partners with internal personnel to understand customer needs, intended product use, and refines specifications for product and service purchases
  • Assists with sourcing, qualifying, and evaluating suppliers
  • Manages approved supply base and creates contract and blanket purchase orders in Oracle
  • Facilitates the request for quotation (RFQ) process
  • Analyzes quotes and reviews contracts, making appropriate supplier selections
  • Negotiates standard and blanket contracts and payment terms and conditions 
  • Assists with the resolution of invoicing discrepancies 
  • Reviews performance indicators for cost reduction opportunities
  • Ensures supplier compliance with corporate and customer performance standards
  • Assists Purchasing Agent with more complex contract negotiations 
  • Qualifies new suppliers, on-boards/transitions suppliers to iSupplier 
  • Supports automation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager
Skills 
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum of 2-4 years buying experience
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Oracle or ERP system knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Valid Driver’s License Required
To Apply
Please submit your resume. Military Members are welcome and Veterans are encouraged to apply!

 
Who is Edw. C. Levy?
We are a unique, 100-year old, family-owned company that transforms our recycled products into construction materials, lightweight aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, agricultural products, and more. We provide steel mill services, flame cutting and treatment, road building, logistics, laboratory testing, and a variety of other solutions for our customers.

 

The Levy Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Levy Group of Companies makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

 

  

 
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