Buyer I

Posted: 03/11/2019

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for purchasing and negotiating delivery of materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and ensures a sufficient pipeline is in place to meet demand.



? Submits and processes quotes for MMI, catalog items and MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operations) items

? Analyzes data and plans for short- and long-term purchases of materials through Demand Planning

? Analyzes and initiates transfers across multiple warehouses using Demand Planning

? Performs purchase order follow-up, expedites when necessary and keeps the sales teams informed

? Maintains vendor costs and selling prices in the computer

? Negotiates costs and maintains working relationships with current vendors

? Initiates and completes the work order process for purchasing through outside service vendors

? Reviews purchase order acknowledgements for accuracy and makes necessary changes to vendor information

? Processes Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) from the Quality Action Report (QAR) and negotiates resolution with the vendor

? Maintains the QAR log for their respective products

? Compiles and generates quarterly vendor review

? Completes written requests for material samples

? Maintains purchase order, quote, and correspondence files

? Updates to the Available-To-Sell (ATS) information in A+ as needed

? Back up for creation and entering new part numbers and bills of material when needed

? Other duties as assigned


? Working knowledge of bill of material, inventory accounting, inventory management and purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures

? Proficient at Microsoft Office and Outlook

? Vendor negotiation and problem resolution experience

? Quote processing experience with materials

? Good math skills


? Four year degree in Business Administration or Information Systems with an emphasis in purchasing and materials management and two years of related work experience or suitable combination of both; or two year degree in business and Certified Purchasing Manager.


  • MMI offers paid vacation, paid holidays, paid personal time and additional unpaid time off when necessary.
  • MMI provides 3 options of Humana Medical Insurance plans, Humana Dental Insurance, Anthem Vision, One America Life Insurance, and additional voluntary products. Wellness and Tuition Reimbursement incentives.
  • Additionally, we offer a 401k plan and an Employee Stock Option Plan.

Please apply via indeed, online at our website, by e-mail, or in person at our new location at 1211 Atchison Ct., Castle Rock, CO 80109, Mon. -- Fri. 8:00 a.m. -- 3:30 p.m., EOE

Job Type: Full-time