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IDEX Buyer in Rochester, New York

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Position Summary

The buyer plans, organizes, and controls buying strategies for manufacturing by effectively managing assigned suppliers and materials. The buyer will be responsible for the timely delivery of high-quality material to the manufacturing facility and managing the raw material inventory levels at desired cost targets. This position requires working effectively with our suppliers, planners and manufacturing personnel to coordinate and facilitate a continuous and seamless supply flow.

Essential Functions

  • Global and domestic supply chain management

  • Supplier cost and terms negotiation.

  • Develop sourcing strategies to gain material productivity and cost savings of $50k a year

  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions

  • Daily MRP review, order placement, and expediting

  • Order management

  • Late PO follow up

  • Inventory management through the execution of good buying practices

  • Supplier management to ensure timely deliveries of quality product

  • NMR processing

  • Managing ECNs to suppliers of assigned items

  • Implementation of purchasing programs designed to reduce inventory and improve turns.

  • Monitor and improve supplier on-time delivery for assigned suppliers

  • Identify and assist with qualifying new suppliers

  • Evaluate and audit existing suppliers’ performance on key metrics (quality, delivery, cost)

  • Manage multiple priorities in a continuously changing environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • BA/BS degree in business or engineering field


  • 3+ years of experience in buying required, preferably in a manufacturing setting

  • Experience in purchasing low volume, high precision, engineered commodities preferred

  • C.P.M. or A.P.P. certification desired

  • Experience in MRP Systems desirable (JDE preferred)

  • Experience with Global Supply Chain Management

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and Outlook


  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills

  • Technical procurement and supplier validation skills

Physical Environment and Environmental Factors

  • Approximately 10% of the time will be spent on the manufacturing floor

  • Lifting requirements are generally less than 25 lbs. Lifting could occasionally reach the company maximum of 40 lbs.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

Total Rewards

The compensation range for this position is $64,200.00 - $96,400.00, depending on experience. This position may be eligible for performance based bonus plan.

Benefits Package

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, PTO, and more. More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page:

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Pulsafeeder EPO