Buyer/Tool Crib Attendant
US Tool Group - Auburn, AL

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US Tool Group, a leading provider of cutting tool and
management services, has the following opening in
Auburn, AL:

Buyer/Tool Crib Attendant


  • Problem solving skills
  • General inventory skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with other employees and our customers.
  • Good overall knowledge of tools
  • Familiarity with data entry, filing and record keeping
  • Strong knowledge with Windows-based computer operating systems and software, especially MS Excel
  • Positive Attitude with good customer service skills
  • Pay attention to detail, and the ability to follow special instructions
  • Work independently and stay focused to complete assigned work
  • Buying perishable and/or nonperishable items.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks at once
  • Work independently and stay focused
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with vendors
  • Understanding of work quality
  • Pay attention to detail, recognize and report issues
  • Self-Motivated to get assigned work completed
  • Willingness and personality suited to work in a team oriented environment

Daily Responsibilities

  • Maintain and ensure the success of our program
  • Use system function to locate available inventory
  • Filling customer orders based on department scheduling.
  • Build tool kits according to customer's specifications
  • Fill automated vending machines
  • Ensure each day to process each transaction from crib inventory to machine inventory correctly
  • Report any unusual inventory findings to Site Leadership
  • Print reports and purchase orders
  • Email cribs for any product requests to be transferred between plants
  • Check for inventory discrepancies and correct
  • Prepare planner sheets, place proposed orders.
  • Order product from approved planner sheets. Call vendors and expedite orders
  • Respond to discrepancies received by comparison of purchase orders to packing list and invoices
  • Contact vendors to resolve any issues related to received shipments.
  • Communicate purchase orders to selected vendors (verbal, fax, or email).
  • Expedite open purchase orders and resolve related problems
  • Evaluate usage and replenishment records


  • Continually look for better process improvements in assigned area of work
  • Notify site leadership if you see notable spikes in usage
  • Fill Shop Requests for products not currently carried.
  • Continually look for better products, compare pricing, and note trends in usage
  • Attend weekly 5 minute dept. meeting held by Supervisor
  • Keep work area organized and clean
  • Address special projects as assigned by Supervisor or Project Manager

Physical Requirements

  • 60% Standing, Bending, Reaching, Kneeling
  • 30% Walking
  • 10% Sitting
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Occasional Pushing and pulling (approximately 10 lbs. of force)
  • Work in a dry factory/plant environment

About this company
US TOOL GROUP is a multi-faceted supplier of innovative tooling solutions including: Integrated Supply Chain Management, Production Cutting...