ChesapeakeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Chesapeake jobs


Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track.
That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve.
Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.
General Scope: Performs same duties as Level I Buyer, plus negotiates pricing; searches for alternate suppliers; handles repairs and returns; works on back order list and overdue variance list; arranges for plant and building maintenance, purchases non-stock material for Shop and Warehouse use.
Position Summary:
- Research items for price and verification of specifications
- Obtain material from suppliers at lowest cost consistent with consideration of quality and reliability of source.
- Interview vendors with whom orders are to be placed
- Prepares and follows up on orders to expedite delivery.
- Resolves shipping/receiving and invoice discrepancies. May verify invoices, handle repair and returns, expedite items on Customer Back order list and overdue variance list.
- Arrange for plant and building maintenance.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Education: Bachelor degree (B.A or B.S with a concentration in Business) from a four-year college or university or five+ years buyer experience for manufacturing organization.
Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:

  • Ability to speak German preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common legal documents and credit applications. -
  • Ability to effectively present information to management
  • Ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write business letters and memos.
  • Must have working knowledge of PC's, Internet usage and e-mail.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must have working knowledge of PC's, Internet usage, e-mail and working experience with ERP-LX
  • Must have a valid driver's license
    About Plasser American:
    As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals.

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , BUYER LEVEL 2, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Chesapeake RSS job feeds