Purchaser - Hermiston, OR in 400 W. WEST ELM ,HERMISTON,OR at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

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Purchaser - Hermiston, OR

Clayton Homes, a BerkshireHathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a verticallyintegrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing.Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled inthe housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team MemberExperience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're activelyrecruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. Wethen equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or onthe floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits,opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / lifebalance.

The Home Building Group is actively searching for a Purchaser tojoin the team at our Hermiston, OR facility.

 General Expectations:

Purchases material for the assigned facility under the direct supervision of the materials manager. Works closely with the production team to eliminate shortages & assist with the organization of materials.


  • Cycle count and order materials to meet the HBF production requirements weekly
  • Avoid/Minimize material shortages
  • Maintain the least amount of material in inventory required to meet production needs
  • Operate and order within the defined supply terms (lead time, minimum order quantity, delivery…)
  • Review backorders and address with material manager
  • Comply with all corporate contracts & SOPs
  • Attend quarterly physical inventory counts
  • Abide by corporate policies and procedures
  • Support material managers goal to improve inventory turns and reduce shortages
  • Work with material manager and other departments to eliminate waste & improve efficiency

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to Lean principles greatly desired
  • Integrity & Professionalism
  • Production Capability & Operations Support
  • Continuous Improvement ability


  • Supply Chain operations, Industrial Engineering, or similar experience desired
  • Microsoft Office software proficient / computer literate required

HERMISTON, Oregon, 97838
United States


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