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Central Plains Steel
Wichita, KS 67226


Wichita, KS 67226

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BuyerAbout the CompanyCentral Plains Steel Co. is a full-line steel service center which processes carbon and alloy steels. Our capabilities include slitting, cut to length, flame and plasma cutting, custom roll forming, just-in-time delivery and other first step processing. From our Wichita, KS service centers we service original equipment manufacturers and other end users of steel throughout the Midwest regionAbout the PositionCentral Plains Steel Co., a Division of Reliance Steel & Alum. is seeking a Buyer. Reporting directly to the Purchasing manager, the buyer would be responsible for maintaining and purchasing buy-out inventory, entering/maintaining purchase orders, assist in calculating inventory needs and expeditingPrimary Functions include the following. (Other duties may be assigned.) Work in conjunction with the sales department to obtain quotes from approved suppliers for buy-out material. Responsible for maintaining buy-out inventory. Establish and maintain effective relationships with metal suppliers. Write purchase orders for buy-out material. Negotiate with suppliers regarding pricing, delivery, and terms for orders. Maintenance of all purchase orders and purchase order files. Assist in calculating inventory needs for non-buy-out material Material expediting and maintaining expedite log
The ability to problem solve and multi-task effectively in a fast paced environment. Strong written and oral communications skill Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word preferred. Basic math skills including concepts such as fractions, percentages and ratios. Education College degree or some post high school education preferred BuyerCentral Plains Steel Co. offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, with paid holidays and a contributing 401(k). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug test and physical are required.May apply online or in person at 3900 Comotara, Wichita, KS 67226. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8-5