• South Carolina
  • Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • Competitive
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

General Summary:

Buyer must work as a member of the purchasing team along with internal customers to procure materials and services with the ability to expedite purchase orders when necessary. In order to effectively procure materials and services, the Buyer must be proficient in maintaining, updating and extracting data in Oracle.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews requisitions, purchase orders, and Oracle data for accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
  • Obtains oral and/or written quotations from suppliers as needed or directed.
  • Expedites purchase orders when necessary and notifies requisitioners of the expected delivery dates and follows up on back orders.
  • Maintains accurate supplier/department files.
  • Utilizes different supply sources to fill orders as directed.
  • Identifies alternate suppliers when there are material shortages or longer than required lead-times.
  • Meets with suppliers seeking to establish relationships with Zeus. Reviews materials presented and forwards the information to the appropriate purchasing team members along with recommendations for further consideration.
  • Buyer works with Corporate Quality Assurance Engineer to ensure suppliers and the products they supply meet Zeus quality standard set forth by quality procedures, policies and specifications.
  • Performs daily maintenance of Oracle Item Catalog   to up-to-date pricing and supplier information to ensure immediate and accurate access to information in Iproc.
  • Follows Min/Max and corporate guidelines in order to maintain inventory levels.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
  • 2-3 years of related experience preferred. .
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point. .
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the purchasing team along with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Well-organized and able to carry out assignments with moderate supervision.
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