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Buyer/Planner (Westake, OH)

Posted: 4/10/2019
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Position: Buyer/Planner
Company: Q-Lab Corporation
Location: Cleveland/Westlake, Ohio

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this position will assist with all functions of purchasing and inventory planning. This role will create purchase orders, negotiate pricing, reduce material shortages and focus on cost-savings opportunities.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers.  We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona.  Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio.  We are a ‘2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner’ (Cleveland, OH).

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Negotiate pricing with suppliers as applicable
  • Understand quality requirements and communicate effectively with our vendors
  • Focus on cost-savings opportunities
  • New supplier assessment – understand supplier manufacturing capabilities before RFQ – equipment, industries, size, workers, location

Qualifications for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a purchasing role in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of purchasing, inventory control and price negotiations
  • Strong Organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment

We Offer:

  • A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere
  • A big business footprint, but small business family culture
  • A proven track record of success
  • Stability
  • Excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life
 

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Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

 
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