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Contract position: Manufacturing company for clean energy cell fuels in Newark, DE, is looking for a buyer to join their supply chain team. This is a long term temp position and will go permanent after 18 months and is a salary, exempt position with 11 paid days holiday. We are looking for candidates with a manufacturing background and knowledge of materials.

Responsibilities for the Buyer

  • Procures materials, components, equipment and services at the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability of source and urgency requirements.
  • Selects suppliers from the Approved Vendor List, issues RFQs, analyzes proposals, negotiates price and delivery, issues and/or adjusts purchase orders in a timely manner.
  • Reviews Oracle MRP on a regular basis; adjusts part and supplier settings to match the dynamic demand and supply requirements. Executes pull-ins, push outs, cancellations, expedites and new orders at minimal cost as required.

Requirements for the Buyer

  • - B.S./B.A. Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain.
  • Requires a general understanding of competitive analysis, cost analysis, cost avoidance and reduction, negotiation, commodity knowledge, information systems / commerce, and procure-to-pay.
  • Bilingual English / Mandarin speaking for working with Asia supply chain is highly desired.


  • 11 paid holidays and 5 pto days.
  • Health, dental and vision benefits.


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