Buyer/ Materials Planner

An immediate opportunity exists for a Buyer/Planner who will be responsible for and manages purchasing, materials requirements planning, supplier relationship management, and the product lifecycle.

The ideal candidate will possess practical procurement and material planning experience, be committed to working in a team environment to ensure on-time delivery of the highest quality products, as well as have a strong understanding and experience with MRP and Kanban systems as well as Engineering change requests and BOM set-up.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Material planning, maintenance and evaluation of inventory to ensure on time shipments and no line stops. 

  • Negotiate, coordinate and expedite purchase orders

  • Conduct supplier evaluations and qualification of new suppliers  

  • Create, schedule and release production work orders

  • Learn multiple product lines and Bills of Materials and maintain adequate inventory levels to meet forecasted Sales

  • Complete all tasks following Purchasing/Planning ISO procedures

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred with emphasis in business administration, economics or engineering

  • 2 - 5 years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Relevant experience working with an ERP system (Epicor® ERP Solutions -is preferred)

  • Proficient with use of computers and Microsoft Office Products

  • Excellent verbal, reading, and written English language skills.

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Occasional lifting or carrying of small parts



The above statements reflect the principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.



  • Proton will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Proton OnSite has a published Code of Conduct that all employees are expected to follow.

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are not able to respond personally to every application. However, we do review every resume, and will be sure to contact you if we think there is a possible fit.