Buyer – Remote

Singer Sewing

November 9, 2023



The Buyer is responsible for order placement and inventory level functions to include the creation of daily purchase orders, and weekly warehouse transfers. Manages the day-to-day activities of inventory replenishment for selected categories utilizing an exception-based replenishment system. Responsible to analyze reports and sales trends to make effective procurement decisions. Manages in stock position for all assigned suppliers and/or categories to provide efficient service to internal and external customers.


  • Ensures compliance with company’s procurement process by approving, reviewing and processing purchase orders for internal and external customers.

  • Accountable for targeted fill rates/service levels/order placement.

  • Reviews and analyzes daily and weekly reports to check service levels and inventory turns, adjusts as needed.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, experience in taking initiative and making appropriate decisions.

  • Ensures appropriate inventory levels are maintained as product arrives as scheduled allowing for appropriate lead time.

  • Monitors product data to ensure individual goals are met for fill rate, in-stock and order placement.

  • Utilize reports to ensure product data is accurate.

  • Meets deadlines and completes special projects as assigned.

  • Organize and prioritize purchase orders, maintain inventories, monitor usage inconsistencies, price changes, pack changes and vendor back orders.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe reader and the ability to learn proprietary host systems.

  • Procure and manage inventory investment buys to attain projected category profitability as needed

  • Approves Account Payable variance processes for distribution sourced items as needed

Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Skills and Abilities

Education/ Certifications: (Required & Preferred)

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred


  • 3+ years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Skills/ Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills that aid in the ability to work within diverse environments

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems

  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to recognize future trends.

  • Ability to make decisions under pressure

  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns

  • Ability to complete moderately complex administrative paperwork

  • Flexible, resilient and comfortable working in grey areas that are constantly changing

  • Strong collaboration skills to partner with cross-functional team

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong Excel, Word skills, and Outlook.

At Singer Equipment Company, we value each and every one of our dedicated staff and therefore are pleased to offer a competitive starting wage, a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, 401K with company match, group life insurance, flexible spending, paid time off, and paid holidays.


Job LocationsUS-PA-Elverson

Posted Date8 hours ago(11/7/2023 4:01 PM)

Job ID 2023-2250

of Openings 1

Category Purchasing

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