POSITION GOAL: (this is a contract position; approximately 6-months initially; subject to extension)

This position is responsible for developing and executing buying strategies to reduce costs, reduce lead times, improve Supplier service and assure an effective Source to Pay process. The Buyer is responsible for ensuring the best total cost is achieved, along with the best possible lead times and overall quality to achieve our Customer Service goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (in order of importance)

Manage the total PO process, from PO creation through to PO delivery to destination and payment to Supplier, while ensuring that delivery dates correspond with demand requirement related to all areas of assigned supply (Parts Inventory ,MRO, CSpares or other)

Proficiency to provide full back up and support to Buyer responsible for Contract Spares (CSpares)

Work with Inventory Planning/Operations Management to ensure sufficient stock levels to meet demand

Facilitates and ensures quick and accurate responses to internal Customers to ensure optimal service to their end Customer

Responsible for maintaining Purchasing databases to ensure integrity of system data and provide necessary information to Category Leads, Category Managers and other buyers as necessary

Identifies opportunities and assists in the creation of sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions in accordance with the Category sourcing strategy

Maintain and enhance the professional relations with Suppliers and contribute to the competitiveness of the business by optimizing purchases within the respective category

Use Scorecard tools to analyze and evaluate Supplier Performance KPI’s and work with Suppliers for improvements as required


Assist Category Lead/Manager with special projects as required

Other duties as assigned

Experience/Knowledge (Required Experience/Knowledge Only)

Purchasing, Negotiations, MRP

Specific Job Skills (eg. computer skills, communication, motivation, organizational skills)

· Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Education (Required Education Only)

Post -Secondary education in Supply Chain/Purchasing or Business, or equivalent experience

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $22.00 – $26.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Louisville, KY 40258: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Purchasing: 5 years (Preferred)
  • MRP: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Purchasing Negotiation: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Louisville, KY 40258

Work Type: Temporary
Shift: 1st
Location: Louisville KY
Pay: $22 - $26/hour

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