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As a world leader in diversified composite technologies, Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) is reshaping the future of vehicle light weighting. We create award-winning, lightweight composite Class A body panels and structural components to serve customers in the light vehicle, heavy truck, HVAC and construction markets. Our advanced materials development team has created several patented composite formulations to help customers meet design and regulatory challenges.

We are seeking a Materials Buyer for our North Baltimore, OH Plant.


Responsible for coordinating 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.  The buyer works closely with the Materials Manager to achieve the goals of the company.  Procures product in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

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.
Work with quality department to ensure quarterly certifications are received.


  • 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.

  • Must be willing to work any shift and able to work weekends.

  • Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated and be a team player!

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