Company: Functional Devices Inc
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Functional Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969, our product lines
serve a broad range of industries including building automation,
HVAC, lighting, electrical, panel shops, fire & safety, wireless,
and power monitoring. We manufacture our products in Indiana where
every unit is tested before it leaves the production floor. Our
Core Values are Committed to Quality, Adaptable, Collaborative,
Principled and Innovative. We are looking to expand our team adding
a Buyer. If you are looking for a great culture that values its
employees and a company that is growing then this may be a place
for you! Benefits include but are not limited to vacation, health,
dental, vision and life insurance, Short Term Disability, 11 paid
holidays and tuition assistance. Functional Devices, Inc. is a EEO
The Buyer is responsible for purchasing raw components of the
highest quality, while obtaining the most competitive prices in the
timeframe needed. General Vendor communications and multiple
sourcing are also a part of this position.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS*
-- Responsible for determining component needs through Forecasting,
Purchase Requisitions, as well as other departments requests.
-- Submits Purchase Orders based on determined needs.
-- Conducts bid proposals to evaluate pricing from multiple vendors
to determine the most suitable vendor based on price, quality,
-- Communication with Engineering on technical components.
-- Responsible for verification of receipt of goods into ERP and
coordinating paperwork with Finance Department.
-- Coordinates component transitions with Engineering and Inventory
-- Track cost savings and increases on components and communicates
those with Executive Management.
-- Research alternate suppliers and assist Engineering in
coordinating testing and approval of components.
-- Responsible for reporting on inventory levels, on-time delivery,
etc. of vendors.
-- Responsible for day-to-day communications with vendors.
-- Coordinates with Quality Control Dept on vendor quality issues
and corrective action plans.
-- Performs additional related duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS (include but are not limited to:)
-- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently
required to use hands and fingers, reach with arms and hands,
stand, sit and walk. The employee must have the manual ability and
dexterity to use a computer for prolonged periods of time, the
cognitive, intellectual and mental functions necessary to handle
more than one complex task at a time. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to forty (20) pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust
The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet. This
position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may
handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many
interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries
simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on
short notice. Position may require travel with overnight stays.
* External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents
who become disabled as defined under the Americans With
Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job
functions either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable
accommodations, to be determined based on the individual
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, ability, physical and environment conditions required on the
employee on the job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
-- Minimum Associates Degree in Business Administration or related
-- Bachelor's degree preferred
-- Minimum 3 years of Purchasing experience, preferably in
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
-- Excellent communication skills with external and internal
-- Basic understanding of inventory control procedures.
-- Ability to use company ERP, Microsoft applications, and other
-- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced
-- Ability to perform basic math calculations.
-- Extremely organized and able to work with minimum
Keywords: Functional Devices Inc, Fishers , Buyer, Other , Sharpsville, Indiana
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