Warren Rupp, Inc. Buyer in Albuquerque, New Mexico


The Buyer sources all required production and maintenance supplies; handles all Purchasing correspondence and communication, from request for quotations through purchase order; responsible for vendor reliability and price control; effectively maintains Purchasing systems and procedures. Sources raw material and finished products as assigned by the Purchasing Supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Handles all correspondence and communications concerning requests for quotations and purchase of all required supply items

Maintains records, including automated purchase orders, requests for quotation, and vendor efficiency information

Performs expediting functions for all open purchase orders

Performs on-going vendor evaluations and the reporting of findings

Informs appropriate personnel in a timely fashion with reference to order progress or delays

Maintains ERP Purchasing Master Data in an efficient manner

Handles correspondence from all department managers and requestors Assists with Inventory Management/MRP functions, as required

Performs other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat

Demonstrate basic writing, reading, grammar, and spelling skills

Prioritize and organize work

Ability to negotiate (pricing, contracts, purchases)

Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work


Read and understand basic drawings

CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE Degree in Business or related field, preferred

3+ years of Purchasing experience

Experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred

PHYSICAL CLASSIFICATION OF JOB: Sedentary Work: The ability to lift up to ten pounds occasionally or up to five pounds frequently. Although a sedentary job is defined as one that involves sitting, a certain amount of walking or standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

*All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. *

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled