Employment Opportunity – Buyer

Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus! (Guidelines Apply)


Bunting Newton-Employment-Newton, KS

Date Posted: 02/28/23
Position Location: Newton, KS — Full Time



Bunting located in Newton, KS, is a leading manufacturer of magnetic conveying and separation equipment serving a wide variety of industries. We have an immediate opening for a Buyer


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Issues purchase orders for designated commodities and/or purchase categories.

• Approves/executes purchase order changes and maintains accurate records of all changes.

• Conducts usage analysis on routinely purchased parts to ensure supply plan is consistent with inventory turn targets while eliminating stock-out conditions. Makes recommendations to Senior Buyer and/or department manager for final approval.

• Reviews MRP daily to act on suggestions in a timely manner and manages purchase orders to fulfill all requirements in a reasonable and economically viable way.

• Monitors supplier deliveries and confirms delivery dates.

• Works through delivery issues with suppliers and notifies management, scheduling, and production of any problems.

• Monitors shortages and expedites deliveries, with approvals from Senior Buyer or department manager, as required, to meet production demands.

• Participates in research to identify products that will lower costs and maintain or improve product quality.

• Participates in data collection and reporting to assist Senior Buyer with supplier metrics and the Supplier Partner Program administration.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent.

• Exceptional computer skills (Word, Excel).

• Familiarity with ERP software (Epicor preferred).

• Prior experience in purchasing materials, processing, and component parts in a manufacturing environment.

• Good mathematics and analytical skills.


Physical Requirements:

• Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully.

• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance.

• Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

• Must be able to use computer and all appropriate applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Email, etc.).


To Apply:

If you would like to send any additional materials, please email Human Resources.


Bunting reserves the right to disqualify employees with less than (6) months tenure in their present position. EOE

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