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We have an opening for a Buyer at our Caldwell, Idaho manufacturing facility. This role reports to the Materials Manager and is a key negotiator, responsible for the procurement and inventory control of domestic and imported raw materials used in the manufacturing process.

About Molex, A Koch Company: We are global team of innovators who design and create solutions for businesses where data, technology and the complex electronic solutions that harness them are being transformed by rapid change. We are part of a team around the globe working to improve life's essential products like food, clothing, water, transportation and technology. The company makes products ranging from interconnect components to collimators to complex fiber optic assemblies used in a wide range of industries.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Investigate, evaluate and approve suppliers to deliver products and raw materials that meet our requirements
  • Work internally with manufacturing and engineering and externally with suppliers to generate cost reductions on materials; negotiate price and delivery with suppliers
  • Prepare and place purchase orders for manufacturing and monitor open orders
  • Maintain source and information records for the inventory of parts
  • Understand, support and contribute to the organization’s Total Quality Management (TQM), and applicable FDA and International Standards Organization (ISO) requirements

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

      • Work experience purchasing materials OR experience in an Inventory or Manufacturing environment

        What Will Put You Ahead

        • Three (3) years or more experience purchasing materials for a production environment

        • Ability to read blueprints/engineering drawings

        • Working knowledge of SAP

        • Experience with international suppliers

        • B.S in Business Administration or similar

          In order to comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations, this position requires applicants to either provide proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent resident status or be eligible to receive an export authorization (a license) under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.

          Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

          At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

          Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
          Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
          This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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