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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) is an innovative and full-service Tier One supplier with a global presence and emphasis in development for lightweight technologies.  CSP offers employees the opportunity to join a leading edge company within the composite material industry and enjoy the benefits offered by a growing company in North America and internationally.


We are seeking a Materials Buyer for our Carey, Ohio Plant.

Position Summary:
Coordinate the procurement of raw materials and components as required to ensure we meet customer delivery expectations.  Primarily involved with ordering sheet molding compound materials, paint, corrugate, hardware components, and solvents.  Oversee keying of scrap tickets and inventory line.


Essential Job Functions: 

  • Utilize QAD for Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Review  all  planning  data  and  material  requirements  on  a  weekly  basis  and communicate releases to suppliers via email or EDI within required supplier lead times.
  • Work with engineering and product managers to plan for new materials and to minimize obsolescence on ending programs.
  • Develop, track and maintain supplier safety stock programs for key components.
  • Assist with inventory control including cycle counting when necessary.
  • Verify that materials are received on time, expedite when necessary.
  • Work with quality department to ensure quarterly certifications are received.
  • Track cost savings monthly.
  • Back up to MRO Buyer.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required with a preference in business, finance or accounting.
  • Purchasing Experience - at least three years with a strong preference in automotive manufacturing industry.
  • Must have good organizational and analytical problem solving skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated and be a team player!

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