Parts Buyer
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Buyer
Location 08046, Willingboro, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Primarily responsible for buying parts for repair service items and inventory, while providing technical support to the production team on an as needed basis. Parts buyers are responsible for maintaining inventory and accurate product data on items to support the production staff and must continually ensure that purchase orders are processed in an efficient and profitable manner.


Work with technicians to identify active and obsolete parts by providing technical support & item research thats required to complete repairs.
Manage pricing/RFQs to help determine accurate and profitable repair pricing. Procure components from multiple sourcing options, ensuring the best cost savings to Radwell and profitably priced inventory for stock.
Develop and maintain relationships with global suppliers for the best cost and most efficient ordering. Maintain and update vendor and sourcing information in multiple software platforms. Evaluate vendors continuously on quality, price, and lead time to ensure highest possible repair success rate.
Determine, communicate, and track estimated lead times to our technicians and customers in a timely and accurate manner.
Create complete & accurate part numbers, product descriptions, cross references and product data while maintaining updated cost/list pricing in systems associated to product sourcing.
Monitor and maintain inventory levels by setting stocking parameters according to instructions provided, ensuring both profitability and availability of stocked items. Items stocked must apply to both internal and external uses/customers.
Work directly with the Radwell Brand Manager to create verified subs for products
Maintain Awaiting Parts, Parts Review, Needs Sourcing, Needs Research, In-House Summary Reports in Spectrum for assigned technicians in a timely manner
Update each repair that requires parts to the proper status including a processing note with PO information and expected due dates. Move each repair into the correct status once completed.
Prioritize Warranty and RUSH repairs.
Communicate all delayed delivery dates of parts through Spectrum email to @Production.
Cover work overflow from other Repair lines, including other branches when needed.
Maintain Expedite report proactively to insure on-time delivery dates.
Support other buyers & Radwell branches with duties listed above when needed. And work with company and branch management to help develop/maintain the most efficient processes regarding all duties listed above.
Interface with parts storage and warehouse management teams, assist in ensuring inventory is stored, moved, and stocked most efficiently
Provide oversight and training of associated roles when needed; including other parts buyers and parts operations employees, possibly at other branches.

May be modified from time to time. Other duties, tasks and work may be assigned.

To be determined by the company goal requirements, in accordance with the workflow of all units coming into Parts from all areas for repair purposes. Parts must be purchased in a timely manor without letting units linger beyond their prescribed due dates. Buyer is tracked on Items Planned, P/Ns created with complete descriptions, Cost/List pricing, PO Expedites up to date weekly, RVS developed products

Eligible for commission after successful completion of introductory 90 days.


Experience in industrial, electrical, and electronic industries.
Negotiation skills
Detail oriented
Computer proficiency


Computer proficiency
Strong ability to multi-task
Ability to work at fast pace
Attention to detail and accuracy
Problem solving abilities
Good communication and organizational skills
Ability to analyze data and make informed predictions


High school diploma or equivalent required
One to three years related experience and/or training
Technical or industrial product knowledge a plus


Mostly sitting, occasional stooping and kneeling
Frequent walking
Occasional standing

Required Skills

Required Experience