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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Job Locations US-NY-Highland
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(4/11/2024 9:37 PM)
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Join Selux as a Buyer on our Purchasing team.  Responsible for acquiring materials, supplies and services and placing purchase orders or internal jobs for goods. Coordinates purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at planned levels.  Reviews opportunities for new supply sources and suitability of materials offered


Salary: $50,000 - $75,000

Full time

Monday – Thurs 7:30 – 5, Fri 7:30 – 11:30


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k


  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a Buyer/Planner in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with MRP
  • Strong Excel skills (detailed spreadsheets, V- Look ups, pivot tables)
  • Due to the importance of maintaining relationships with suppliers, must have excellent communication skills (verbal & written) and be comfortable communicating with all.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, organized and strong follow-up/closure
  • Work independently as well as cohesively in a team oriented environment
  • Strong team player and able to work well independently and under constant deadlines and manufacturing goals.
  • Knowledge of import regulations (freight, customs, duties, etc) a plus
  • Willingness to continue education to update knowledge.


  • Review MRP schedules.
  • Source and quote new items as listed on schedule. Review and final supplier selection done by Purchasing Supervisor. Coordinate with internal Machine Shop to have BOMs/routings created/revised for parts produced internally.
  • Process PO’s based on determined purchasing limit and obtain approval on PO’s over determined limit.
  • Enter new PO’s or internal jobs based on MRP schedule, Job Material Changes (JMC), Engineering change notices (ECN) and adjustments to inventory.
  • Assist in expediting of PO’s and internal jobs in shop as needed based on the Master schedule.
  • Manage the quotation of new parts and assemblies for production and engineering prototypes. Review and final supplier selection done by Supervisor.
  • Work with Supervisor on negotiating lower landed costs and/or lower lead times with both foreign and domestic suppliers.
  • Work with Supervisor to search for, evaluate and select new suppliers with better lead times, pricing and quality.
  • Create and maintain system(s) to monitor inventory levels on key components outside the MRP system (LED boards, bonded stocks, inventory builds, etc)
  • Actively participate in process improvement projects.
  • Promote and enforce proper purchasing ethics.
  • Provide data for key metrics as defined by the Supervisor.

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Company Profile

Selux Cor­po­ra­tion has a suc­cess­ful track record of tremen­dous growth and sus­tain­abil­ity as a world-wide man­u­fac­turer of archi­tec­turally designed lumi­naires, nes­tled right here in the Hudson Valley. We offer a great vari­ety of inter­est­ing work, allow­ing our employ­ees expo­sure to both the inte­rior and exte­rior archi­tec­tural light­ing market, in addi­tion to many Euro­pean affil­i­ates.

Selux Cor­po­ra­tion recruits and retains tal­ented employ­ees who are inter­ested in making a long-term com­mit­ment to an orga­ni­za­tion that con­tin­u­ally invests in the latest man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­niques and new tech­nolo­gies, as well as its employ­ees.



Selux Corporation’s ben­e­fit phi­los­o­phy is simple — we want to help our employ­ees to build great futures. We are doing that through com­pre­hen­sive health plans, well­ness pro­grams, dental and vision cov­er­age, short and long term dis­abil­ity pro­grams, com­pany paid life insur­ance, 401(k), train­ing pro­grams, and an empha­sis on work-life bal­ance. Selux is com­mit­ted to offer­ing afford­able ben­e­fit plans to its employ­ees by having low employee con­tri­bu­tions, co-pay­ments, and deductibles, while pro­vid­ing access to the best pos­si­ble care avail­able. Con­tact our Human Resource Depart­ment for more detailed infor­ma­tion


Selux Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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