Our Opening and Your Responsibilities


The Buyer is responsible for for planning and procuring direct and indirect material in support of our Factory Operations. This position provides support functions to Engineering Department, Production Planning, Accounting Depart-ment, and Corporate Purchasing..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will blend strategic thinking with tactical day to day responsibilities: material

planning including determining ordering or rescheduling needs, processing requisitions and

issuing purchase orders, expediting purchase orders, negotiating new item prices, preparing

various reports and records, and help resolving quality problems.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Active inventory management by determining appropriate stock levels to ensure high service levels and optimized inventory levels.

·         Analyzing of MRP exception messages to react to changing material requirements (quantity, requested availability dates). Delay or expedite deliveries if necessary.

·         Place purchase orders for CAPEX, direct and indirect materials, based on system generated and manual requisitions

·         Maintenance of vendor acknowledgements to ensure up-to-date material availability information in ERP system

·         Pro-active management of past due purchase order lines

·         Track supply and stock situation; take corrective actions if necessary, and provide suitable information to internal customers

·         Maintain material master data related to purchasing to ensure compliance of lead times, MOQ, Rounding values etc.

·         Coordinates with Accounting Department to correct any discrepancies in documents or to supply necessary documents needed for invoicing, standard costs, purchase price variances, tooling, etc.

·         Analyze future demand trends in cooperation with Sales and Service or other involved functions

·         Support non-conformity / warranty process management and help to resolve non-conformances and overall quality performance

·         Create an effective and business focused working relationship with key internal customers; Manufacturing, Production Planning, Sales, Service, Warehouse and Engineering built on good communication and shared ambition

·         Work with product lifecycle management (PLM) in new product introductions, and product phase-out activities.

·         Ability to work on-site in Mettler-Toledo office facility.

·         Execute assigned projects as defined

What You Need to Succeed

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Familiar with purchasing processes, financial reporting, and manufacturing cost systems.

·         Exposure within a technical engineering environment, especially Engineered-to-order, is desirable.

·         Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the suppliers/customers and co-workers, including maintaining positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness.

·         Demonstration of strong verbal and written communication skills to produce

·         accurate, professional and error-free documents and present information and train personnel at all levels.

·         Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload.

·         Strong problem solving skills and the ability to work under own initiative is required.

·         Cross-cultural sensitivity

·         Proficient with Microsoft Office software and some in depth exposure to MRP

·         Knowledge of SAP strongly desired.

Minimum Education / Experience Required:

·         Associates or Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Finance, or related field

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing, production planning, or any equivalent combination of education and experience

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire

  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts

  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits

  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing

  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation

  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards

  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
  • No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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Mettler-Toledo, LLC

1571 Northpointe Pkwy
Lutz, FL 33558
United States

+1 (813) 889-9500