Buyer I / Purchasing Administrator



Performs administrative tasks to support the commodities purchasing group.  Will be responsible for organizing files/information and data entry.  Will contact vendors to get update on shipments and will expedite purchase orders. May also coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Will acquire a technical understanding of products purchased. Perform cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities. Obtains materials, components, equipment and services. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria.



  • 1-5 years of experience working with purchasing
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel and Word)
  • Oracle ERP experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment




  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Opportunity for temp-to-perm



If you feel this could be the right opportunity for you, please apply immediately and a FootBridge representative will contact you to take the next step.



About FootBridge:

We deliver strategic recruitment and staffing solutions for growing companies while offering rewarding careers and opportunities for our employees, consultants, and team members. Our focus is connecting client partners with personalized solutions to support current business needs. The FootBridge team is committed to building trusted relationships through our core values while having fun and supporting friends and family. To the core, we believe in accountability, transparency, integrity and excellence. Divisions of expertise: Energy, Industrial, Chemicals, Construction, & Manufacturing


Job Number: 17717
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