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Job Summary

Precision Waterjet
Placentia, CA 92870
Manufacturing - Other
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Some College Coursework Completed
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
900.00 - 1,100.00 $ /week

Buyer - Manufacturing

About the Job

Precision Waterjet & Laser, Orange County’s largest CNC waterjet & laser machining service contractor is seeking a highly experienced & detail oriented Purchasing agent/Buyer. Our ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to support our production departments. Candidates should be aggressive, price conscious & have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be computer literate with knowledge of excel & word software applications. This position is highly technical in nature & having experience in the field of metal fabrication/machining is necessary. This is also a fast paced position, candidates can expect high call & email volumes as well as 15-25 purchase requirements per day.


Duties and Responsibilities

Purchasing raw materials for production such as metals, plastics, shop & office supplies.

Negotiating best prices/lead times on raw materials & outside processes.

Coordinating outside processing requirements such as painting, heat treating and plating.

Evaluating the customer’s product specifications.

Collaborating with CAD & planning department in an effort to promote continuous improvement.

Maintaining documentation and control procedures.

Working with management to plan and streamline purchasing procedures.


Skills and Specifications

Good communication & organization skills

Working knowledge of aerospace & military standards.

Organizing, planning, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work as a part of a team.


Thank you in advance for applying, we are looking forward to discussing this position with qualified candidates.


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