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A Talis Group client is seeking to hire a Buyer. This position is a ‘direct hire’ position.

Talis Group’s client is the leading manufacturer of Calcium Carbide ( widely used as a desulfurization reagent for treating liquid metal in iron foundries and steel plants.) They need a full time Buyer for their Louisville, KY facility. This key position will source and procure raw materials, operating supplies, equipment and services to align with inventory, cost-saving and other project objectives. This position will report to the Purchasing Manager and is not available for remote work. This opportunity to work for a leading company offers a salary of $55 – $70K ( based on experience) plus a full benefits package. If the job description below describes you, APPLY TODAY!

Sourcing raw materials and mobile equipment, along with multiple bids
Actively manage incoming raw material shipments
Forecasts raw materials for future production requirements due to lead times
Works closely with management personnel to maintain inventory levels
Assists in contract negotiations and maintains communications with suppliers
Oversees daily reporting for product packing and shipping schedules
Actively manages daily and weekly customer truck and rail shipments
Ensures records related to traffic and shipments are maintained
Monitors safety procedures
Negotiates railcar leases and carrier contracts
Communicates known and potential shipping delays to sales and customer service
Maintains basic knowledge of DOT regulations
Works within and maintains compliance with ISO 9001-2015 standards


Minimum two (2) years of related experience, purchasing or finance preferred, in a manufacturing organization.
Bachelor’s degree in a related business field
Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational, analytical, computer, and communications skills
All employees must be vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed.

This information is a brief job summary for recruiting purposes only and does not constitute the entire job description, duties or requirements for this position. Talis Group is an equal opportunity employer. All registrants are considered based upon your skills, performance, potential, and other qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If hired, proof of vaccination will be required unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed.

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