We have an opportunity for a MRO Buyer to join our team in our new Monroe, Ohio facility.  The MRO Buyer compiles and maintains records of quantity, type and value of material, equipment, merchandise and supplies stocked in the facility.  Optimizes the use of company assets in the acquisition of assigned goods and services; locates sources of supply for MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operating expense) materials and contracted services. Responsible for timely receiving goods and services; packing list and purchase order verification and proper Team Member notification and/or delivery of ordered supplies.


  • Create purchase orders within the Oracle ERP system; create and maintain files for open/closed purchase orders. Monitor and maintain open purchase orders/invoices with accounting for partial payment.
  • Plan and carry out activities within the jurisdiction of the position to ensure prompt creation and placing of orders, in proper quantities, through appropriate transportation carriers to ensure on time deliveries when and where needed.
  • Create requisitions using the Proteus system; develop e-requisitions for routine outside services.
  • Organize packing slips; verify information that will be matched with purchase orders; receive into Oracle ERP system.
  • Collate, copy and submit all pertinent information of closed purchase orders to accounting for payment.
  • Research MRO products for cost reduction; meet with vendors to survey new products and prices; collect and submit new vendor information to accounting for approval. Develop and/or assist with identifying potential sources for MRO products.
  • Keep informed on cost of NPP (Non-Production Part) items, pricing trends, inventories and other matters in order to obtain best cost possible on NPP items. Consult with all departments on matters relative to buying and developing specifications for NPP items.
  • Cooperate with all UGN departments to establish methods and procedures to minimize supply inventories and control obsolescence or excess inventories. Arrange for disposition of excess or obsolete supplies to minimize losses when required.
  • Act as liaison between vendors and UGN departments when necessary.
  • Report on the status of pending critical purchases to assure management's awareness of any delay in shipment that might affect production or planning.
  • Perform cycle counting duties as per procedures, making necessary adjustments and investigating variances greater than target levels.
  • Participate on the plant's Cost Reduction Committee.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems and Word Processing software (Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Oracle ERP).

To apply, please email your resume to Lisa Jurack at li*********@ug*****.com