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Description: (Including but not limited to)

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing parts, equipment, materials, supplies, and services for the Company. This includes researching vendors and wholesalers to determine which products meet the sourcing needs and ensure a fair price is negotiated. Whole purchasing cycle follow through is also required from order placement to arrival of products/services

  • Maintain and monitor all purchase orders as well as communicate status with key management
  • Create standard purchase order reports for key management
  • Work with the inventory team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back-ordered or missing products
  • Assist the Inventory department with maintaining proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis as requested
  • Secure product samples, photos, and descriptions for departments
  • Review quotes and secures the most competitive bids
  • Purchase commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs
  • Make purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations
  • Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion
  • Cultivate new sources for supplies and products
  • Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date
  • All other duties as assigned by your manager

*This job description is a summary of the primary job scope and should not be assumed as an all-inclusive description*

Work Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Purchasing role
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong communication skills


  • Prior experience in steel or alloy commodities
  • Negotiation skill

Educational Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics or related

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule in order to meet demands of the role.
  • Frequent travel between Houston locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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