Buyer – Valves

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Job ID#: 11042

Need Experienced Buyer for growing Valve Co.!

Pasadena location

To 25$ hourly, possible direct hire opportunity for the right fit.


About our client:

Our clients’ teams don’t just make and sell pumps, valves and seals, they create extraordinary flow-control solutions to make the world better for everyone.



  • Work with a collaborative spirit within purchasing and other support organizations.
  • Share information, volunteer to help or ask for help with ebbs and flows of workload.
  • Provide a professional interface to assigned suppliers.
  • Develop relationships while understanding open orders.
  • Expedite and negotiate as required.
  • Review documentation to assure all part drawings, materials, and customer specifications are available for supplier bid and manufacture.
  • Make timely purchase decisions based on supplier capacity, capability, price and quality history.
  • Confirm all required information is supplied clearly to the supplier in the purchase order.
  • Obtain delivery acknowledgement and promise dates, negotiating where necessary for on timely deliver.
  • Review, update, and maintain status reports as assigned.
  • Ensure that priority and past due orders are updated regularly, take action as needed.
  • Ensure action items as assigned are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner.


Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Associates degree with 5-7 years of related experience or BS with 3-5 years of related work experience.
  • Working capability with Excel and associated office products.
  • Knowledge business principles such as purchasing, profit and loss, material logistics, and impact of lead times and manufacturing cycles.





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