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Kent OH Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Maag is the global leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers for sophisticated applications in the synthetic, chemical, petrochemical and food industry.
Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries and Reduction Engineering Scheer - four successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements - not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Company Maag Automatik, Inc

Position Buyer

Location Kent, OH

Main position objectives

To purchase items for all projects and inventory using SAP

Position description

  • Process purchase requisitions from ERP system, spare part associates as well as items to support MRO
  • Work with engineers to secure parts for projects
  • Communicate purchase order status with other associates
  • Expedite open PO's when needed
  • Consolidate requisitions to help reduce the number of purchase orders
  • Negotiate with suppliers to secure the lowest cost and shortest delivery
  • Track on-time deliveries from suppliers
  • Give monthly reports on Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintain and update purchase order status on a regular basis
  • Collaborates closely with others in the organization to include engineering, operations, parts, and sales to develop customer focused solutions
  • Other tasks as assigned by the manager

Work Environment

Work in this position is in an office/cubicle type of environment. There are times when the associate will be required to make visits to the shop floor. When these times arise PPE will be required

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This position does not require a lot of physical activity. The employee will not have any lifting requirements
  • Occasional prolonged sitting can be expected



  • High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus)
  • Basic computer knowledge is preferred


  • Technical training on Microsoft Word and Excel

Professional experience


  • Minimum 1-year experience


  • 3 to 5-year previous purchasing experience
  • SAP Experience
  • Good Communication skills
  • Multitasking

Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to problem-solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win
  • Customer-focused

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Ohio : Kent

Sub Division : Maag Reduction Eng

Job Requisition ID : 30548

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