Buyer/Purchaser at MiTek

Posted in Supply Chain 1 day ago.

Location: Tolleson, Arizona

Job Description:

Job Description

MiTek is a platform innovator and enabler that exists to transform the building industry with better building solutions. In 1955, MiTek transformed residential construction with the invention of the Gang-Nail plate and a digital platform that provided an affordable and scalable way to manufacture wood trusses. Today, MiTek delivers software, services, engineered products, and automated solutions that enable the building industry toimprove efficiencies by optimizingthe balance between off-site and on-site. With nearly 5,600 team members worldwide, MiTek collaborates across the building industry to enable and accelerate transformational breakthroughs in design and construction to transform the way the industry designs, makes, and builds. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at .


The Buyer/Planner will have overall responsibility for finished goods material purchasing and supplier management. Coordinate purchase management with other functions to ensure Customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements


  • Develop/maintain the material requirements for fasteners and lateral systems based on the forecasted demand, including Supplier forecasts and inventory levels

  • Participate in developing supply base capacity plans

  • Work with sales and marketing on forecast and planning to eliminate stock outs

  • Communicate all forecasts and capacity requirements to supply base

  • Generate and manage purchase orders to satisfy changing demand and meet inventory goals

  • Manage supplier performance including cost variance, delivery and quality

  • Track and report all supplier performance metrics to management

  • Maintain system data including supplier and product information

  • Implement cost savings programs relative to overall company budget targets

  • Assist with new product development, including new part setup

  • Work with Quality team to address any issues that arise regarding product quality. Ensures quality standards are adhered to by all vendors and assists in resolving any related issues.

  • Resolve invoice and accounting discrepancies with supply base

  • Expedite product, as necessary


  • Bachelor's degree in business or the equivalent applicable work experience

  • Three (3) years of buyer, purchasing, or procurement experience

  • Quarterly travel

  • Able to read engineering technical documents and work instructions

  • Able to understand and communicate special process requirements to vendors

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

  • Experience with ERP/MRP software systems

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail required.

MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or transgender status), age (40 and over), genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.


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