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Senior Buyer

  • Jonesboro, AR


Senior Buyer (Manufacturing)

Our client is a growing manufacturing company with a manufacturing and distribution facilities in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Come be part of a stable, rapidly evolving market leader!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviews purchasing suggestions and issues purchase orders.
  • Researches and implements opportunities to reduce product costs and inventory investments.
  • Process monthly supplier scorecards.
  • Lead or function as a team member on cross-functional teams to develop and execute new product.
  • Manage day to day supplier interactions (ordering, delivery time, invoice payment) and coordinate issues with Sales team.
  • Update Epicor Horizon Report daily.
  • Back up to Jonesboro/Monette buyers and Jonesboro Freight Specialist.
  • Process DMR (rejects) by dispositioning material and coordinate with Accounting the issuance of debit memos to suppliers.
  • Execute Engineering change notices with suppliers.
  • Utilizing Buyer’s Workbench follow up, confirm, expedite PO’s on a daily basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years minimum in a manufacturing or production facility. More experience is very helpful
  • Must have the ability to handle complex problems, make sound decisions and work independently under the pressure of a heavy workload with significant time restrictions
  • Good understanding of the manufacturing process (from raw materials to finished goods), sound accounting principals, inventory control and document flow of import goods
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and build strong working relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to inform at all levels of the organization

If this is your experience, please apply today and let’s talk!

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Steve Torosian

Forest Recruiting Group

Senior Vice President of Recruitment
General Manufacturing


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