Project Buyer

Albany, GA 31701

Posted: 03/28/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Warehouse

Job Description

Encadria Staffing Solutions is looking for a Buyer for the new Lumber mill located in Albany, Georgia, to work under the general supervision of the site Manager of Purchasing & Stores. The Buyer manages purchasing activities in a high volume, time-critical environment primarily buying Maintenance Repair and Operating (MRO) supplies, direct materials, chemicals, equipment spare parts and services from external vendors.

This position is set to end on March 31st, 2020.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


Analyzes vendor bid packages to ensure compliance to GP internal requirements and partners with requestor in determining total cost of ownership

Ensures compliance to all safety, purchasing, stores, and environmental policies and procedures.

Responsible for issuing MRO Purchase orders and tracking order status through completion

Individual works to build a strong partnership within their operating areas or commodity group to help drive process improvements and presents innovative solutions to recurring issues.

Account Payable resolution with vendor invoicing mismatches

Uses strong verbal and written communication skills to solve problems and provide status updates to customers and suppliers

Knowledgeable of Company’s Strategic Supply base and utilizes these to maximize value

Proficient skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Experience in purchasing or similar field (e.g. store room, inside sales, accounting, supply chain analyst)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word (document creation), Excel (spreadsheets), and Outlook (email and calendar), PowerPoint (presentations)This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: $26.00 /hour
  • Job Types: Temporary, Contract
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
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