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SNELLING is currently seeking an experienced Buyer for a client in the East Texas area. The Buyer will be responsible for assisting several locations with their material management needs across several service lines. The ability to work collaboratively with others, communicate clearly by phone, through written communication and in person are critical to success in this position. This is a direct hire opportunity that offers a full array of benefits. Compensation will depend upon experience but will pay a minimum of $29,120 annually (the equivalent of $14/hr). Those with more experience could expect to be closer to a range in the mid $30’s annually.

Responsibilities of the Buyer will include:

  • Prepares routine and non-stock purchase orders for multiple locations
  •  Selects appropriate vendors and negotiates terms to obtain the best possible price, service and quality in accordance with the prudent buyer concept.
  •  Expedite past due purchase orders
  •  Assist departments in ordering supplies as well as handling any returns
  •  Responsible for managing multiple service lines across the assigned locations
  •  Provide clerical support for Material Management Department, including entering orders by phone, mail or electronic means

Qualifications to be considered for the Buyer position include:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar purchasing role.
  • High school diploma/GED required; further education preferred.
  • Proficiency with computer software programs such as MS Word, Outlook, Excel and the willingness to learn additional programs as needed
  • Knowledge of Lawson for purchase order and inventory management strongly preferred
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Problem analysis and solving skills required.

SNELLING is a contingency recruiting firm, placing candidates in positions for over 60 years. All inquiries are strictly confidential and all search fees are paid by our clients. If you meet the required qualifications for this Buyer position, contact us TODAY with confidence! You can apply online or submit a resume for consideration. All candidates of interest will be contacted by email or phone for further qualifying steps. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity!


Tyler, Texas 75701


$35000 Yearly


Health Services


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