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Corporate Buyer

Auburn Hills, MI | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Corporate Buyer

Team: Purchasing                         

Reports to: Director of Purchasing

The Morrell Group Difference

Morrell Group is a leading Engineering Partner, Systems Integrator, and Value-Added Distributor of advanced motion control solutions for industrial and mobile applications. Our experienced application and technical specialists leverage product and industry knowledge to provide innovative solutions for automation, controls, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, and lubrication applications. With 7 locations throughout the Midwest, Morrell Groups' passion is to keep you moving. For more than 40 years, Morrell Group has engineered custom solutions with only the best industry-leading components, ensuring success across the complete product life-cycle. Real-time managed inventory, quick ship programs, and 24/7 customer support, coupled with engineering, prototyping, sizing, print review, and turnkey solutions, are the foundation of our success. Experience an evolution in controls.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Morrell Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Morrell Group is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Morrell Group will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.


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Character of Position

As a Corporate Buyer, you will Conduct purchase operations to meet goals related to material on time delivery while optimize costing for cost of goods and logistics. Maintain relations with supplier base. Manage internal systems and policies.


  • Plan and conduct purchasing function related to the sourcing and procurement of materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand and supply.
  • Create stocking plans to meet goals for inventory levels, on time delivery, and GMROI according to corporate goals.
  • Work in partnership with expeditors to ensure accuracy, delivery and communication related to procurement of materials.
  • Monitor and adjust logistic plans to ensure cost saving transportation and stocking of materials.
  • Collaborate with Sales to develop customer-stocking plans, track results, and communicate adjustments to plans.
  • Negotiation of procurement from non-contract suppliers.
  • Disposition Non-Conforming product that does not meet specifications
  • Maintain and coordinate corporate communications from Suppliers regarding pricing, discounts, policy updates
  • Foster a positive team environment by assisting co-workers
  • Follow quality standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Experience using “TrulinX”, “Job Boss” or “E2” ERP Software
  • Develop and maintain product knowledge
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Supply Chain Management

Problem Solving:

  • Ability to learn and work within new ERP Software Solutions
  • Manage multiple supply chains
  • Maximize inventory utilization
  • Strong sense of organization and urgency
  • Ability to apply ERP system inventory controls and support with excel planning documents


    • High School Diploma; College; Relevant Work Related Experience; Product Knowledge; Advanced Inventory Control and Excel Training a plus
    • Development thru job performance; product training; inventory control; purchasing/planning; contract negotiating; advanced inventory control and excel training



  • Minimum of 3 years in related field (Industry experience is a plus)
  • Implementing training
  • Recruiting diverse positions



  • 401(k) retirement with matching
  • Employee discount (Ford and Stellantis)
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral program
  • Training program
  • Job development training
  • Personal development training 
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Supportive team
  • Excellent holiday schedule
  • Anniversary bonus
  • Annual discretionary bonus