MRO Buyer Job Description

MRO Buyer Job Description

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MRO buyer provides the necessary support to all functional areas of the company for MRP, Manufacturing aids, Chemicals, and MRO purchases.

MRO Buyer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective MRO buyer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included MRO buyer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review engineering notifications and drawings covering areas of responsibilities
Expedite orders when necessary, effectively manage expedites to eliminate emergency surcharges
For any requested plant or office maintenance, repair, operations equipment, services
Provide support (quotes/options) in response to requests for maintenance, repair, operations equipment, services, for plant and office
Process all NDA’s
Are in compliance with all rules and regulations as outlined in the Precision Technologies Employee Handbook
Are in compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Precision Technologies Health and Safety Management System
Are in compliance with all Environmental policies and procedures as outlined in the Precision Technologies Environmental Management System
Responsible to ensure Inventory levels of MRO items are optimized to support Operational needs meet financial objectives by keeping Inventory levels to optimized levels
Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs

MRO Buyer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for MRO Buyer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: C.P.M, APICS, CPIM, CPSM, A.P.P, CPM, CPP, PMAC, P.M, CSPC

Education for MRO Buyer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the MRO buyer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Engineering, Education, Business/Administration, Technical, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Management, Finance, Associates

Skills for MRO Buyer

Desired skills for MRO buyer include:

Jabil’s software packages
Food industry
MRP system
Payment regulations and fair credit practices
Accounting systems
Internal controls
Cost breakdown analysis
MRO materials
MRP systems

Desired experience for MRO buyer includes:

Adheres to DECO Automotive’ s core values
Ensure all requisitions and purchase documents comply with established processes, policies and procedures
Update core data and vendor details in ERP
Source materials and place purchase orders with specified suppliers for materials and services
Maintain office files & records to show history, price, status, of all materials and transactions
Maintain inventory for indirect materials to meet stated goals or inventory turns and cycle counts

MRO Buyer Examples


MRO Buyer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a MRO buyer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for MRO buyer
  • Follow up on MRO purchase orders
  • Generate requisitions and purchase orders in the system
  • Obtain necessary authorizations and approvals as per the procedures, in order to be able to make MRO purchases
  • Monitor MROs inventory
  • Maintain good relations with providers
  • Maintain good relations with internal clients by providing them with a good service
  • Assess MRO provider performance periodically
  • Make comparisons in order to recommend MRO providers which are the best option, thus benefiting the company
  • Maintain the cost-quality relation, pursuing the maximum savings for the company
  • Generate continuous improvement projects for processes related to MRO purchases
Qualifications for MRO buyer
  • Experience in purchase of Factory MRO & other Indirect materials
  • Generate monitoring reports on MRO expenses per department
  • Monitor MRO consumption
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or realted field
  • SAP/Inventory knowledge
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree is required

MRO Buyer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of MRO buyer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for MRO buyer
  • Validates purchase requisitions, develops and solicits bids, analyzes and evaluates responses, negotiates prices and other terms, monitors delivery, and maintains necessary records
  • Evaluates supplier reliability and performance
  • Coordinates competitive and sole source procurements to meet required purchase dates and prepares required support documentation
  • Conducts major procurement negotiations involving agreements on terms and conditions prices and schedules
  • Follows up, expedites, and negotiates changes relative to delivery and supplier performance
  • Maintains professional relationship with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • May represent the organization as the primary purchasing contact on assigned contracts/subcontracts
  • May provide advice to professional or technical staff on purchasing matters
  • Supporting the operations, bringing value through the suppliers (cost, on time delivery, quality) and contributing to the plant performance through the supplied products and services
  • Identifying the market opportunities (economical, technological and geographical) to satisfy the plants needs
Qualifications for MRO buyer
  • Technical Background or A.S
  • Experience with ERP and/or automated purchasing system
  • Requires a participative, detail oriented team player with excellent analytical, negotiation and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of local and state construction laws
  • Knowledge of VMI programs, both from an implementation and tracking standpoint
  • A complete understanding of purchasing concepts and principles, FAR and related governmental rules and regulations

MRO Buyer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a MRO buyer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for MRO buyer
  • Elaborating and implementing the cost reduction programs (productivities through price reduction, cost optimizations)
  • Managing the various commodities with a good understanding of the drivers and technical processes
  • Recommending the business awards in front of the sourcing committee in observation of the deontology rules and in the respect of the objectives set in terms of quality, cost and delivery
  • Managing the “order to pay” process respecting the spend authorization rules
  • Managing Imposed part processing and supplier follow up for purchased parts
  • Preparing and sending Requests for Information and Requests for Quotation to suppliers to support Commodity Buyers
  • Supporting Contract, Scheduling Agreements and Material Masters data creation in SAP
  • Supporting Commodity Strategy market testing for product structure components
  • Supporting Plants with Blocked invoices working directly with our Finance and Logistics departments, and the Suppliers
  • Preparing and organizing transfer of production (Tools)
Qualifications for MRO buyer
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, or related discipline in a manufacturing setting
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience purchasing, indirect buying, negotiations and finance
  • Demonstrated ability to lead peer and supplier relationships and to build an aligned strategy
  • Minimum of one-year experience desired with SAP
  • Analytical abilities to assess the performance of suppliers against criteria such as quality, cost, reliability, ability to innovate, and financial stability

MRO Buyer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of MRO buyer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for MRO buyer
  • Managing Logistic support for programs and series (coordination)
  • Handling all the activities in line with our standards and managing functionally specialists & experts in the fields linked to your activity
  • Dealing with purchasing budget allocated for the project
  • Issue change orders on product price, specification, quantity, , within established limits of authority
  • Coordinates leveraged procurement programs within HFS's cross functional resources
  • Responsible for supporting and maintaining Food Safety and plant Quality programs
  • Provides SAP training for plant MRO procurement peers and cross functional team members on MRO related best practices. 
  • Review end users MRO or Indirect Material requisition, prepare and issue Request for Quote (RFQ)
  • Maintains a Safe work environment by and ensuring Compliance with safety objectives and Policies are adhered to by the Contractors
  • Responsible for managing & maintaining spare parts inventory to include ordering and stocking of all parts, contacting vendors, labeling inventory and issuing items needed for maintenance Work Orders
Qualifications for MRO buyer
  • Interpersonal and negotiating skills necessary to build effective working relationships with supply partners
  • Strong negotiation skills with knowledge of law and contracts and agency
  • Expertise in project management, procurement methods, and data analysis
  • Experience or affinity with key (procurement) computer technology and systems ESO, Ariba, SAP
  • Review electronic requisitions submitted by the company associates through the Oracle iProcurement system
  • Ensure that proper documentation of the purchase is included in accordance with policies and procedures (Finance, IT, Legal)

MRO Buyer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of MRO buyer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for MRO buyer
  • Place Requisitions for all parts needed in the Stockroom, those needed for work-orders and those needed for projects
  • Place requisitions for services as needed by Engineers, Supervisors or Mechanics
  • Convert all requisitions into PO’s
  • Get quotes for all parts needed and ensure Firmenich is getting the best price for the material needed
  • Ensure use of proper purchasing procedures and enforce them in the department
  • Manage month-end close, to include running and analyzing the Open PO Report, developing the accrual list and summary and running other reports as needed
  • Work with Corporate on national contracts, to include understanding what they are, how they impact they department’s purchasing and implementing them into our purchasing process
  • Work with Engineers on project purchases, obtaining bids and writing contracts
  • Sets up new vendors in the system and maintains the proper records for existing vendors
  • Maintains equipment data and maintenance files
Qualifications for MRO buyer
  • At least 8 to 10 year experience as Buyer
  • Work directly with suppliers negotiating costs, terms and other elements of the proposed purchase when requested
  • Work directly with suppliers negotiating annual contracts, incl
  • Work directly with suppliers to complete the purchase
  • Issue Purchase Orders through the Oracle system
  • Performing price/cost analysis and other types of evaluation related to procurement activities

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