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Purchaser

November 1, 2022


• The Purchaser is responsible for purchasing products and services under the direct supervision of the Manager of Spare Parts.
• The Purchaser facilitates the acquisition of company supplies and equipment and ensures that vital inventory is kept in stock.
• The Purchaser will act as the primary liaison between Swisslog and the Supplier.
• The Purchaser will guarantee that materials, supplies, and equipment orders are placed expeditiously, so that the company is able to achieve business objectives.
• The Purchaser will evaluate and regulate spare parts inventory based on demand history, availability, and significance.

Short Facts

  • Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA, USA
  • Customer Service
    Customer Service
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Make an impact

Core tasks


  • Create purchase orders from requisitions for the CS organization
  • Control the authorization to order (ATO) process
  • Obtain price quotes from multiple suppliers and determine best option based on price, value, and availability
  • Runs reports to help determine needs.
  • Expedite open orders and update delivery dates on POs and SOs
  • Obtain price lists from vendors to create and update FPL (internal and customers)
  • Build a structured and targeted pricing strategy
  • Coordinates the yearly Inventory & Reconciliation process
  • Vendor Management to include negotiation, evaluation, and financial terms
  • Monitor and adjust spare parts inventory levels based on demand, availability, and criticality
  • Oversee the re-stocking process of spare parts inventory
  • Oversee freight carriers to ensure Swisslog is receiving best price and service

Bring to the team

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Integrated Supply, Purchasing, or Business-related degree or related experience.

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

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About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

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