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Purchasing/Jr Buyer
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Buyer
Location 18901, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Chant Engineering is a 52-year-old diversified engineering company located near Doylestown PA. We design and manufacture heavy duty machinery for industrial and military customers. We are looking for a full time Jr Buyer/Purchaser to join our purchasing team. The qualified Jr Buyer/Purchaser should have a minimum of 1-3 years purchasing experience. The Jr Buyer/Purchaser needs to be self-motivated individual who can thrive in an environment that allows you to work and grow independently within a team environment.
We are looking to add to our department and can guarantee you will never be bored working here! Check out our website to see what we make and become a part of our growing team!

Process purchase orders, requisitions, and requests for quote for mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic components.
Follow up and expedite deliveries on newly issued purchase orders to ensure supplier receipt and acceptance.
Evaluate product data sheets for material substitutions and cost reduction activities.
Source new and existing items to ensure best cost and value.
Participate in cycle counts and annual physical inventory.
Maintain appropriate levels of stock components to support production.
Report any purchase order discrepancies to the Materials Manager and resolve per protocol.
Maintain electronic files of all active purchase orders and material requisitions.
Communicate with suppliers on status of outstanding orders, as well as discrepancies with quality and/or quantity.
Review daily receiving log and update supplier performance assessment accordingly.
Maintain the supplier performance assessments and review with the Materials Manager quarterly.
Issue quarterly performance reports to the suppliers.
Work with the engineering department regarding changes to BOMs.
Coordinate product returns to suppliers; obtain the appropriate return authorization and obtain approval from the Materials Manager for re-stocking/return shipping fees.
Perform data entry into the Returned Items Log; monitor to ensure the Accounting Department received the proper credits for returns.
Perform other duties, as assigned, or as business needs require.


Knowledge of the purchasing process.
Experience in CAD schematics, blueprints, and drawings.
Ability to evaluate product data sheets for material substitutions and cost reduction activities.

Excellent math, organizational and record keeping skills.
Previous ERP or MRP experience required.
Must be detail oriented.
Able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments.
Proficient in Windows OS and Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must be able to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.

We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

15 days paid time off.
Paid holidays.
Paid Christmas week break.
Medical, Vision and Dental.
Simple IRA.

Job Type: Full-time