Blackrock Resources is seeking candidates for a Sr. Buyer opportunity with our manufacturing client in Pittsburgh (North Side).  This is a direct hire opportunity.  Successful candidates will have experience in working with international manufacturing companies.

Required Skills/Experience

  • BS Degree or 5 years experience indirect purchasing, ERP systems and supply chain lieu of a Degree
  • 2 years SAP or GSS experience preferred
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret documentation such as engineering drawings and technical specifications
  • Ability to communicate and exercise positive relationships amongst various departments throughout the organization
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of International Shipping Terms (INCO Terms)


  • Manage the entire purchase order process; including appropriate documentation, data entry, submission, order expediting, delivery, and reconciliation of related issues Analyze requirements of commodities
  • Identify and lead opportunities to drive performance in quality, cost, and delivery
  • Assure commodities are delivered in accordance with order terms including, but not limited to, price, schedule and quality specifications
  • Ensure the relevant data (quotes, amendments, delivery, & quality) in purchasing systems and data bases are updated and maintained in a timely and accurate manner
  • Enforce and abide by company policies, procedures and compliance guidelines
  • Manage supply chain activities through continuous assessment of supplier performance with regards to quality, cost, and delivery. Make recommendation(s) for procurement changes based on tangible metrics and data
  • Prepare key performance indicators (KPIs), reports and data summaries

If you meet these qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to Heather at [email protected]

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Senior Buyer