1. Alvarado,TX
  2. Oct 16, 2019
  3. Skilled Trades : General Skilled Trades

8653 E. Hwy 67, Alvarado, TX 76009 -

Department: Purchasing

Job Title: Buyer

Reports to: Director, Procurement

Classification: Exempt

Scope of Responsibility: Assist department director with tracking vendors inventory and cutting coils.

Essential Duties:

  • Source and buy required material for multiple facilities
  • Develop procedures with suppliers in shipment notifications
  • Expedite open purchase order deliveries with Vendors
  • Work with plant and sales to verify delivery dates, meet requirements, adjust purchase orders with vendors accordingly
  • Review material requirements and on hand inventory to assign steel when available
  • Coordinate between purchasing and BOM tech when changes need to be made to material on jobs for adjusted size changes
  • Track base plate steel requirements and inventory to advise manager of plate status
  • Maintain Project Schedule with due dates of materials
  • Maintain cost savings for steel purchases
  • Maintain Steel Cost Report with updated prices
  • Assist Director of Steel Sourcing/Purchasing with tracking vendor’s inventory and cutting coils
  • Assists with other duties as required

Position Requirements:

  • Some college preferred
  • Previous steel purchasing experience in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Computer skills required including experience with MS Office products
  • Experience with an ERP system preferred

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions in work flow and constantly changing priorities
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time with the ability to move throughout the office or outside manufacturing plant as needed
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require use of fingers, hands and arms, such as sitting, typing, using office equipment and reaching
  • Some additional physical activities may require walking, stooping, bending, twisting and handling of materials
  • Position requires manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness and a safety-minded individual
  • Must have the ability to concentrate on tasks for long periods of time and be able to observe and receive information from all relevant sources

Sabre Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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At Sabre we understand that our employees are an integral part of our success, and we value their skills and creativity.

We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth, along with competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. Committed to providing our customers with the best products and services, our compensation package includes incentives that recognize and reward outstanding performance.


  • Comprehensive and flexible package
  • Competitive health premiums
  • Low medical deductibles
  • Free wellness services plus other wellness incentives
  • On-site medical centers at our largest manufacturing sites
  • Paid time off and flextime opportunities
  • Free life and disability coverage
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Gym membership discounts


  • Competitive base pay
  • Competency and performance based pay progression
  • Per diems
  • 50¢ to $1 night shift differentials
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 2x incentive opportunity
  • 60% 401(k) match on up to 6% of your pay
  • Boot allowances, uniform subsidies and other PPE
  • Service awards


  • Product innovation
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Mobility between locations and businesses
  • Promotions and other advancement opportunities
  • Continuing education
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Serve as an on-boarding buddy, mentor or trainer
  • Community service
  • Lean journey

Sabre is a leading manufacturer of infrastructure for the utility and wireless industries along with providing a full range of telecom services.


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