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Associate Buyer in Middleburg Heights at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Associate Buyer

Under close supervision, the Associate Buyer performs a variety of routine and/or low dollar value buying/purchasing tasks involving materials, supplies, or services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews purchase requisitions and places orders with approved suppliers. Follows up on open orders. May help more senior buyers with reports and expedites.

  • May evaluate bids, select and/or recommend suppliers and negotiate price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all awards until completion of order.

  • May assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required.

  • Coordinates with the accounting department as required resolving questions on suppliers' invoices.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment and/or supply chain

  • Knowledge of material management functions which includes procurement planning and processes

  • Excellent written and communication skills

  • Strong computer experience with knowledge of MS Office

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. 

Curtiss-right values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request