Mar 15, 2021

Buyer II

Category: jobs
Posted by: admin

Attention all Supply Chain professionals, critical thinkers, and problem solvers! Unist has a new position for our Purchasing team as a Buyer II. This role is perfect for someone who loves procurement, inventory management and wants to make an impact every day! Apply today and experience Unist’s fun culture and what it means to be treated like family!

Job Summary

Unist is looking for a Buyer II to join our team and purchase parts needed to build fluid application systems. Our systems are built to order with a supply chain that spans the world. Procurement categories incorporate a variety of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical parts built to the specifications of each customer’s order.

What would you do?

The Buyer II plays an important role with the advancement of Unist’s procurement and strategic sourcing initiatives. The position negotiates with vendors for the purchase of materials, supplies and services used by Unist. A Buyer II actively leverages their inventory management experience to maintain inventory levels, identify inventory shortages and develop solutions to serve our internal and external customers.

Do you have what it takes? You must be/have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or similar field.
  • 3 or more years prior experience in purchasing and strategic sourcing.
  • Prior experience executing MRP and other procurement transactions using ERP systems.
  • Strong analytical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Crystal Reports and/or similar data analytics tools and dashboards.
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Unist, Inc. (www.unist.com), a growing company with over 60 years of business in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of fluid application systems for the industrial market. Our core values of Customer Focus, Integrity, Innovation, Personal Responsibility, and Strong Relationships are more than posters on a wall. They define our culture, guide our decisions, and drive our success as a company. We live these values every day, so a willingness to embrace our core values is the most important job qualification.

This position includes a competitive salary with great benefits including a 401(k) plan with company match, medical and dental insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, summer flex schedule, Wally Day, Give-Back Day , parental leave, education and training programs, company picnics and social activities, and a matching gift program. Please forward your resume and brief cover letter to hr@unist.com.

Unist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.