Buyer

Kimray, Inc. Oklahoma City, OK

Manages all procurement activities for assigned commodities in support of all Kimray business units.


  • Purchases parts, materials, equipment and supplies
  • Follows up on purchase orders, verifying availability and delivery dates, prioritizing, scheduling and expediting delivery of materials
  • Monitors short and long term material requirement needs
  • Develops and manages long term contractual purchasing agreements
  • Cultivates and grows supplier relationships
  • Works with internal customers to generate and lead initiatives that will improve fill rates, inventory goals and reduce the supply chain
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers
  • Sources and evaluates potential suppliers (as needed)
  • Ensures that timely order placement, expedites, cancels, rejects and defers are aligned in the MRP system (as needed)
  • Participates in Engineering Change Process
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or a Health Safety and Environmental team member
  • Participate in proactive teams to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Perform other duties as assigned