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Associate Buyer

Position ID: DJM/AssocBuyer
Location: Salt Lake City UT

Associate Buyer


The Junior Buyer’s primary responsibility is to ensure incoming raw materials and supplies are ordered and received to meet critical production schedules. The incumbent is responsible to ensure all quality and materials specifications are met while remaining within budgetary guidelines. Incumbent has the responsibility to focus on the interface between engineering and production.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Contact vendors to obtain price quotations
  • Contact vendors to place purchase orders and expedite purchases
  • Enter new purchase orders into automated ERP/MRP system
  • Negotiate pricing/deliveries to facilitate cost reduction programs
  • Maintain accurate databases for cost and lead times
  • Purchase required materials for manufacturing
  • Be cognizant of current production problems, field failures and customer complaints
  • Advise management of critical activities relative to supply and backorder problems
  • Locate suppliers based on technology needs


Westport One consistently ranks as one of the top 10 offices within the MRI Network system, which consists of more than 700 offices worldwide.

Our Contract Staffing division has been the National Office of the Year every year since 1995.  We are the Contract Staffing "industry leaders" working specifically on contract and permanent positions within all industries.  Key positions we fill are:  General Office, Receptionists, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, Transcriptionists, Customer Service Representatives, Human Resource Assistants, Data Entry, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Bookkeeper, Medical Assistants, Medical Billing, Front Office, Back Office, Legal Secretaries, and Paralegals.


Any inquiries relating to this ad will be kept confidential.

To learn more about our organization please visit us at

To apply for this position, submit your resume by choosing one or more of the following:



2.)   Email your resume in WORD format to .  Please refer to job reference code DJM/AssocBuyer in the subject line.


3.)   Fax resume with cover letter to:  314-991-9586.  Attention:  Debbie Maul.  Please refer to job reference code DJM/AssocBuyer



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