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Company: Hamilton Company
Location: Reno
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Hamilton Company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling stations, and sample management systems. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture.


The Buyer is responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors and placing purchase orders in response to material requirements typically established by the inventory planning function. Determine quantity and order date for materials needed to meet master production schedule. Follows up with vendors regarding order status and vendor performance. Conduct benchmarking for price, quality, response time, and delivery reliability.

* Review order action report and place purchase orders to meet generated requirements.
* Review minimum order quantity and part lead times and adjust as needed.
* Measure and evaluate vendor performance.
* Make recommendations to management regarding vendor performance.
* Coordinate with accounts payable and shipping/receiving regarding billing or returns to ensure records accuracy.
* Interface with sales/marketing as required to coordinate required changes to delivery status of committed product.
* Review open order report daily to ensure vendors meet committed delivery dates.
* Provide input and participate in review of vendor performance.
* Understand market conditions associated to commodities being purchased.
* Analyze and report on market trends to management.


* Must have strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to read, comprehend written correspondence and reports; must be able to communicate with multiple levels of staff throughout the organization.
* Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Strong ability to pay attention to details. Ability to work without much supervision.
* Must have effective interpersonal and negotiation skills.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and outlook.
* Position requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
* Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


* BS degree in Business, Supply chain or related field from a regionally accredited University.
* 2-5 years of purchasing experience.
* At least 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment.

Additional Information

* Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects.
* Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
* Commitment to sustainable design.
* Competitive Compensation.
* Excellent Benefit Package (medical, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, disability insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more).
* Solid Stable Company.
* Drug free workplace.

Keywords: Hamilton Company, Reno , Buyer, Other , Reno, Nevada

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