Buyers Products Careers

 

Talented employees are Buyers Products Company’s most valuable asset and the foundation of our success. Each day, our employees uphold our longstanding culture of Pride, Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, Innovation, and a Sense of Urgency. We provide an inclusive work place where individuals take pride working in a challenging environment.


Buyers Products Company is committed to creating a diverse, equal opportunity workplace. It is our practice to recruit, hire, develop, and promote individuals across all job families without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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If you enjoy a team dynamic and want to be part of a company that fosters personal and professional success, reach out to us about any of the positions below at careers@buyersproducts.comPlease note the position you are applying for in the subject line and include your resume in the email. Our HR Team will review your application and reach out to discuss potential opporunities if interested.

We are actively recruiting for the following:

Department Position

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Available

Marketing Director of Marketing 1
Accounting Assistant Controller 1
Accounting Return Material Authorization (RMA) Processor 1
Purchasing Senior Buyer, Metal 1
Engineering Engineering/Manufacturing Data Entry Specialist 1
Manufacturing Assembly Production Supervisor 1
Manufacturing Assembly Quality Inspector 1
Manufacturing Material Handler Team Lead 2
Manufacturing Robot Programming Technician 1
Manufacturing Welder 5
Warehouse Warehouse Associates Many

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Director of Marketing

Buyers Products Company is searching for an experienced Director of Marketing to lead a team of designers, content managers, and live experience marketers.

The Role: Reporting to the Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, the Director of Marketing develops and manages all digital, print, and tradeshow efforts. Ideal applicants have extensive hands-on experience with the creation of print materials, design of user-centered digital experiences, management of digital marketing campaigns, execution of email marketing, and production of large-scale tradeshow exhibits.

The Fit: You are a detail-oriented doer that that can manage an experienced team of 4-6 creative professionals. You help the department balance multiple needs throughout the Buyers Products organization and its family of independent manufacturing companies. Your leadership style should contain proportional elements of strategic thinking and pragmatic execution. Successful candidates will possess an “against-all-odds” attitude with a strong preference for urgency.

 

Role and Objectives

Some roles may cross multiple strategic objectives.

 

Strategic Objective

 

Role of Marketing Director

A. Increase current customer “share of wallet”

 

 

Oversee and manage:

  • Production of 12-15 print catalogs/year (6-250 pages)
  • Website content creation and UX design
  • Digital strategy in partnership with Business Intelligence
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Promotional programs in partnership with Product Management

B.  Increase current market share

 

 

Work with Product Management and Media Agencies to oversee and manage:

  • Promotional and product launch campaigns
  • Effective paid print and digital advertising
  • Paid search, display, and remarketing campaigns
  • Execution of all tradeshows and live events

C.  Drive a “brand association” of quality, value, and availability

 

Work with internal and external resources to develop and execute:

  • Brand awareness campaigns
  • Paid and unpaid social media campaigns
  • Social influencer campaigns
  • Public relations campaigns and press releases
  • Corporate relationships with pertinent trade organizations
  • New strategic brand initiatives as opportunities arise

D. Increase “pull through demand” from product end-user

 

Work other departments to establish and manage:

  • Financing and promotional programs via distribution channels
  • End-user-focused social media marketing
  • End-user-focused web experiences
  • In-store merchandising programs
  • Branded merchandise programs

 

Skills/Experience

  • Strong ability to manage timelines and work with others to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing a creative team
  • Demonstrated people leadership skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience driving design and production of large print projects
  • Experience with UX Design and related tools
  • Experience with email marketing and automated marketing
  • Experience managing digital campaigns
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with event production (preferably tradeshows)
  • Experience with media planning and advertising
  • Experience managing promotional and financing programs
  • Ability to take/give direction and incorporate feedback
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of constituents and demonstrated ability to lead and manage through influence
  • Preference for a high-paced work environment
  • Ability to lead and achieve results

 

Education/Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, communications, or related field. (Master’s degree preferred, but not required)
  • Minimum 4 years of leadership experience of increasing responsibility
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with marketing and/or sales

 

Reporting Structure

  • Reports: 5-6 direct reports
  • Reports To: Senior Director of Sales and Marketing

 

 

 

 


Assistant Controller

Buyers Products is searching for a detail-oriented, motivated professional to join our Finance team as an Assistant Controller.  Qualified candidates must be able to function both as a member in a team environment and independently while working with privileged data and information.  A high degree of integrity and confidentiality is required for this position coupled with an ability to work cross functionally across the organization and provide guidance and direction on day to day activities.  The position currently reports directly to the CFO.

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Manage the collection and interpretation of operational and accounting data daily to ensure accurate, timely general ledger data across multiple entities
  • Establish and maintain internal control policies and procedures.
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and year-end close process to produce accurate financial statements in modified cash basis for 4 entities.
  • Manage payroll for multiple companies including payroll tax reporting processed by our 3rd party payroll provider.
  • Assist in the administration of various retirement plans.
  • Calculate, prepare and file various monthly and quarterly sales, use and local taxes.
  • Research accounting and tax issues for compliance and make recommendations to management
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to support the Finance Department

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting
  • Ability to work in a multi – entity environment.
  • Must be able to read and interpret financial statements 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and Teams
  • Strong attention to detail with dedication to accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze large quantities of data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A sense of urgency and a high desire to continuously improve processes is critical
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to meet deadlines

 

Education Background:

  • B.S Degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or Business Required (Masters Preferred)
  • CPA Preferred
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, retail or real estate industries is a plus

 


Return Material Authorization (RMA) Processor

 

Buyers Products company, a leading manufacturer in the work truck industry, is searching for Return Material Authorization (RMA) Processor working for the Accounting department. The RMA Processor is responsible for the financial impact of the RMA being processed through the system.

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Obtaining twice a day the RMA report.
  • Validate each RMA with P.O and Invoice number.
  • Prepare each RMA with proper cost and part number.
  • Research required when data for RMA is not consistent.
  • Contacting of Customer Care or receiving to resolve issues with RMA.
  • Notify accounts receivable that an RMA was completed.
  • Other related duties & responsibilities as assigned.

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have strong organizational, communication and stay on a determined timeline
  • Excellent problem solving and research ability.
  • Should have a good business acumen, with attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Must be proactive and anticipate next steps
  • Experience with Visual is preferred

 

Education Background:

  • Required Associate degree in Accounting, Business or another related fields
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or another related fields
  • 3-5 years of Manufacturing Experience

 

 

 


Senior Buyer, Metal

Buyers Products company, a leading manufacturer in the work truck industry, is searching for a Senior Buyer to lead the development, implementation, and execution of the supply base strategy, including acquisition of material, for commodities in the direct and/or indirect space with a focus on steel markets.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Assume a leadership support role, reporting to the Director of Purchasing, implementing metals commodity strategies including supply market analysis, value, and risk analysis.
  • Identify, investigate, and recommend suppliers that contribute to growth initiatives, cost targets, and production strategies.
  • Implement supply chain processes to achieve lowest total cost of acquisition of materials and services while maintaining world-class service levels.
  • Evaluate and execute complex analysis requiring in-depth knowledge of plant requirements, constraints, ERP, and software systems.
  • Understand the synchronized flow of material to optimize manufacturing operations while maintaining optimal inventory levels.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute key metrics and performance tracking reports around spend, inventory, and service levels.
  • Execute day-to-day transactions related to procurement.
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to highlight challenges, devise solutions, and drive improvement.
  • Assist in the development and ongoing implementation of new processes and systems.
  • Participate in new project and product rollouts, including identifying and negotiating with potential suppliers.
  • Other related duties & responsibilities as assigned.

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Purchasing and negotiations experience as well as experience with steel pricing strategies and bid analysis.
  • Excellence in analytical, fact-based problem solving to optimize results for world-class customer service.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective work relationships, both internal and external, and establish credibility with business partners.
  • Willingness to learn. Self-motivated and positive team-player.

 

 

Education Background:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in the areas of Industrial Management, Purchasing, Materials Management, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing/distribution environment.

 

 


Engineering / Manufacturing Data Entry Specialist

Buyers Products company, a leading manufacturer in the work truck industry, is searching for an Engineering / Manufacturing Data Entry Specialist who will drive inventory accuracy, identify root cause issues for the team and perform BOM data entry with a high-level -accuracy and attention to detail

Primary Job Duties:

  • Support manufacturing with production work orders and manufacturing scheduling
    • Identify discrepancies at time of workorder receipt, driving the issue back to originator for root cause correction and document for common cause correction
    • Assist in maintaining the production and shop floor schedule
    • Maintain a relationship of open communication between departments including assembly, welding, fabrication, laser, machine shop, engineering and the quality
    • Correct system counts and transactions
  • Bill of Materials (BOM) Administrator-Data Entry Specialist
    • Creating and updating the BOM (bill of material) in the company’s ERP system
    • Perform data entry with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Must show demonstrated proficiency in basic math
  • Must be computer savvy
  • Ability to read blueprints to confirm basic part details
  • Must be able to work in time-sensitive, fast-paced environment
  • Complete follow through and ownership of all tasks from start to finish
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Have basic knowledge of inventory system and transactions in an ERP system in the engineering or manufacturing industry
  • Work with minimal supervision; ability to stay focused and maintain pace throughout day and adapt to changing priorities
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  This position will require constant, ongoing interaction with varying departments

 

Education Background:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Applicable experience in a high-volume production manufacturing environment

 

 


Shipping & Freight Specialist

Buyers Products company, a leading manufacturer in the work truck industry, is searching for a Shipping & Freight Specialist.  This is a dynamic role that will work closely with Operations, Customer Service and Finance to solve problems, provide answers and positively move our company forward. 

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Resolving freight issues including, but not limited to the following:
    • Damaged shipments
    • Missing or short shipments
    • Missing paperwork (BOLs, Commercial Invoices, etc.)
    • Mis-loaded product
    • Refused shipments
    • Re-routing of shipments
  • File freight claims (both online and hard copies, as required) for missing or damaged product
  • Regular follow-up on freight claims previously filed
  • Address billing issues for Parcel shipments including Address corrections, Large/Oversized packages, Invalid accounts, Chargebacks, etc.
  • Utilize internal EDI system to review, research discrepancies and approve LTL carrier invoices
  • Correspond with customers (both inside and outside of the organization) and respond to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Work as a liaison between internal customers and freight carriers
  • Process paperwork necessary for international shipments
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to support Finance and Customer Service Departments

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Experience using an ERP system
  • Heavy weight given to candidates with freight knowledge of FAKs, tariffs (freight carrier fees), parcel, LTL and full truck load shipments
  • Must be customer service focused
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Experience with International shipping requirements preferred

 

Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred but related experience will be taken into account
  • 3-5 years of Logistics Experience

 

 

 


Assembly Production Supervisor

 

The Assembly Production Supervisor that will demonstrate leadership and utilize their skills and experience to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to create and implement short-term and long-term processes and procedures.

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Oversees production area: Team Leads, Direct Reports, and Indirect Laborers
  • Assist in training the employees while providing them adequate knowledge about process.
  • Educating the employees about the organizations’ rules and regulations.
  • Drive accountability to systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Coaching, counseling, and disciplining of employees.
  • Accomplishes production results by communicating job expectations/planning/monitoring/and appraising.
  • Review existing processes and create new standards when required suitable for our production criteria.
  • Identify, drive, mentor, and implement projects that improve overall production.
  • Plan and coordinate the responsibilities and shift timings as needed.
  • Assist in develop and implementation of quality metrics to drive manufacturing improvements and business results.
  • Maintain and enforce quality standards.
  • Review inspection records for non-compliance daily.
  • Provide guidance to disposition nonconforming material according to agreed quality standards.
  • Involvement in the corrective action process.  Ensure open 8D’s are completed in a timely manner with effective solutions to true root causes.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organizational standards.
  • Communicating with the employees to understand their problems and make necessary changes.
  • Organizing and monitors workflow.
  • Completes production plan set by scheduling; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results on shift production to Operations Manager.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by directing and educating personnel on the use of all equipment and resources.
  • Drive Lean effort within manufacturing focusing on 5s/quality/efficiency

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Driven, with a strong sense of urgency
  • Highly motivated self-starter with proactive approach to attacking problems
  • Capability to lead growth in a rapidly expanding organization
  • Project Management
  • Outstanding written/oral communication skills
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven leader of people
  • Track record of success in driving productivity
  • Lean MFG experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook is preferred

 

Education Background:

  • High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing
  • Minimum of 3 years in a Leadership Role

 

 


Assembly Quality Inspector

 

The Assembly Quality Inspector that will be responsible for the in-process quality audits during the assembly of components and finished goods.

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Work in a “Safety 1st” environment.  Notify the Team Lead or any Supervisor or Manager of all safety violations.
  • Work with a small group of individuals to make a TEAM atmosphere while achieving established goals.
  • Contribute to the team by working with individuals to complete the production task in a timely manner.
  • Audit the assembly process for assigned area hourly. Making sure to reach the 4 main areas every hour.
  • Record documentation detailing the outcome of the quality audit processes.
  • Ensure fit/form/function of finished goods.
  • Provide support and assistance concerning minor quality defects discovered in the assembly area and enforce quality standards.
  • Verify pallets containing finished product are in an acceptable state for shipping
  • Assist quality department in handling quality issues assigned by Buyers Products.
  • Maintain open communication between assembly team, assembly management and quality department.
  • Recommend retraining and documentation of retraining when a quality issue occurs.
  • Work on the lines to train and teach when time permits.

 

Physical Requirement / Work Environment:

  • Sitting, standing for long periods of time and walking in manufacturing environment.
  • Stooping, kneeling, crouching and moving frequently. 
  • May carry up to 70 pounds.

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Basic math skills; Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions in English.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding (reasoning) to carry out detailed written and oral instructions.
  • Must be willing to learn and practice continuous improvement techniques such as 5S, one-piece flow, line balance, and set-up reduction.

 

Education Background:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 1-2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of both.

 

 


Material Handler – Team Lead

Responsible for leading a material handler team in inventory production, assembly or west docks. The Team Leads will work to drive inventory accuracy, organization and support to operations through responsive / responsible material handling.  They will do so by following safe, documented and effective processes, quickly resolving issues, identifying root causes to exception and drive efforts for higher level inventory accuracy and responsiveness.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Function as working lead in a material handling group.  Setting the standard by your example.
  • Manage queue of all inventory related work specific to that area
  • Organization and optimization
  • Material handling
  • Order pulling and staging
  • IBT creation, fulfillment and receipts
  • Receipts / Shipment
  • Train / Cross-train employees as needed in designated area
  • Identify discrepancies in material part # and or counts
  • Drive issue back to originator for root cause correction.
  • Correct system counts / transactions as directed
  • Document for common cause correction.
  • Respond to requests from other departments personally or delegating task for inventory verification in timely professional manner.
  • Maintain a relationship of open communication between material teams / departments including assembly, welding, fabrication, laser, machine shop, manufacturing engineering, and the quality department.
  • Work with material handling teams in other areas to insure they are following good inventory control practices
  • Share resources as necessary to ensure support of entire facility
  • Train material handles in proper inventory processes as necessary
  • Contribute to documentation and updating of standard work for material handling.
  • Implementation of new material handling practices.
  • Escalate nonconformance to management for corrective actions.
  • Participate in off hour inventory audits and reconciliation
  • Involved in system inventory maintenance.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Tow motor certified / licensed
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Must show demonstrated proficiency in basic math
  • Ability to read blueprints to confirm part number.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Knowledge of inventory system and transactions
  • Follow direction and work with minimal supervision.
  • Stay focused and maintain pace throughout day.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Consolidate / return parts to location consistently.

 

Education Background:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Applicable experience in a high-volume production manufacturing environment
  • Previous role in leadership preferred

 

 


Robot Programming Technician

The Robot Programming Technician will write, edit, and troubleshoot robotic welding programs for production weldments.  They would be an integral member of the production welding department, and ensure all production robot cells are running safely and efficiently. 

 

Primary Job Duties:

  • Program robots to weld new jobs on multi-arm robotic cells.
  • Setup and maintain Fanuc robotic work centers
  • Set welding parameters to ensure welds meet size, quality, and location specifications
  • Able to read blueprints
  • Drive the continuous improvement of all setup programs & work cell setups
  • Monitor work cell production quotas on an hourly basis
  • Assure that ISO quality policies and procedures are being followed
  • Maintain a strong culture of safety and good housekeeping

 

Skills/ Experience:

  • Knowledge of “seam tracking” and “touch sensing,”
  • Solid understanding of the GMAW welding process
  • Experience maintaining gooseneck and tool center-point calibration standards
  • Ability to troubleshoot weld quality issues
  • Highly motivated self-starter with proactive approach to attacking opportunities
  • Capability to be flexible with growth in a rapidly expanding business
  • Strong Teamwork
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planful and organized

 

Education Background:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Formal FANUC coursework completed is preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience writing and tracing programs on complex weldments

 


Welder

Tracom, a division of Buyers Products, is seeking welders of all skill levels to join our teams in the aluminum and steel divisions. In this position, you will be exposed to the some of the most high-tech welding and fabricating tools in use in the industry. Additionally, you will be able to help support our company’s vision of delivering products of the highest quality to our customers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated skills using MIG and TIG welding processes.
  • Welding components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Adhere to safety procedures and process.
  • Examining work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Welding separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
  • Receives instructions, prints, and work orders for the job. Plans details of working procedure and tools and material requirements.
  • Fabricates equipment by cutting, burning, and welding various metals.
  • Repairs equipment by using welding techniques and appropriate welding equipment.
  • Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts.
  • Builds up worn or defective surfaces.
  • Uses burning equipment to dismantle assemblies and to cut material to size and shape.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

Skills & Experience:

  • GED or High School diploma required, certificate from a technical or vocational school is preferred.
  • Understand and apply welding techniques and ability to operate welding equipment with skill
  • Steel/Aluminum experience is preferred
  • Wire-feed welding
  • Mechanical w/hydraulics
  • Fabrications with welding and layout
  • Candidates are given a written & hands on weld test prior to position being offered. Those that possess skill, positive attitude and aptitude may be offered a direct position.

 

Successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous Profit-Sharing Plan
  • PTO  
  • Stability working for an ESSENTIAL business
  • A good work environment
  • And MORE!

 

 


Warehouse Associates

Shift: All Shifts - 1st/2nd/3rd

Pay Rates:  $16 - $18 per hour depending on shift

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for packaging finished goods
  • Examine and inspect products to ensure the order specifications are met
  • Track product, packaging, and order information
  • Seal containers and prepare to ship
  • Be able to work overtime as required by the business
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Education, Experience & Other Requirements:

  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Must be comfortable with Heights
  • 1-2 years of good work history
  • Previous warehouse experience is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to stand for multiple hours
  • Must be Nicotine Free

 

SUCCESSFUL Candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • A high sense of urgency & integrity
  • Be a productive member of the Team
  • Demonstrate passion toward job/company
  • Be self-motivated
  • Flexible/Adaptable to a fast-pace, changing environment
  • Ideal candidates will have a do-whatever-it takes attitude and a willingness to learn