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Company: the Doe Run company
Location: Viburnum
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Doe Run Company is seeking a Buyer to support operations by timely sourcing and ordering material, equipment and services while supporting financial, quality, and expedited needs.


  • Purchasing: Source material, equipment and services for the organization as needed. Negotiate with vendors for price, availability, quality and delivery time. Manage backorder report and invoice exceptions regularly to ensure material is received and invoices are paid in a timely manner.
  • Customer relations: Work with internal customers to ensure the correct material, equipment and services are quoted, ordered and received in a timely manner.
  • Vendor relations:Work with vendors to ensure material, equipment and services are rendered at the best overall cost and received in a timely manner.
  • Commodity analysis: Perform analysis on commodities purchased including sourcing and engaging with vendor base.
  • Complete tasks in a safe and environmentally compliant manner by following EHS (environmental, health and safety) policies, procedures and best practices; support and assist peers in working in a safe, compliant manner; report unsafe acts or conditions, incidents, and deviations; and provide feedback to support continuous improvement in EHS performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience:

    • Minimum 3 years customer relations/service experience.
    • Minimum 1 year buying experience preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Associate degree preferred.

      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, ERP (enterprise resource planning) and accounts payable.
      • Proficient decision-making regarding prioritization and negotiation.
      • Advanced customer relations and communication skills (including verbal, written, and listening).
      • Attention to detail must be detail oriented and maintain the ability to manage multiple tasks.

        Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

        • Work is generally performed in a standard office setting utilizing a computer and telephone.
        • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, talk, hear, reach with hands/arms, and perform repetitive movement withclarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
        • Occasionally required to lift up to 5 pounds.

          All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date! In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.

          Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, MO. Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

          As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

          The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws.

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: the Doe Run company, Columbia , Buyer, Other , Viburnum, Missouri

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