Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in Building and Construction

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Since 1953, Miller Pipeline has been a leader in building and maintaining America's infrastructure as a premier underground pipeline construction and repair contractor. Our workforce is made up of highly trained and skilled employees totaling over 3,500 with office locations in 20 states. While continually investing in gas infrastructure programs, Miller Pipeline's revenues have continued to grow year over year. Do you want to learn more about what we do? Click or .

Thinking about joining our team and building a career here? There is no better time than now!

At Miller Pipeline you will gain:

  • Growth opportunities for career advancement ( at Miller Pipeline);
  • Competitive wages and industry-leading benefits;
  • A team-oriented atmosphere centered around our core values of Safety, Quality, Commitment, and Reputation ( );
  • On-the-job work and safety training;
  • Employee recognition programs, Employee Care Fund, and more (also see ).

Are you a charismatic, self-motivated purchasing professional looking for an opportunity in the natural gas distribution industry? Do you want to work for a company that honors its Core Values? (See )

We are looking for a Buyer to assist in managing an expenditure budget for materials to support the company's gas distribution pipeline construction operations.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Initiate purchase orders for tools, materials, and supplies for construction operations across all states in which the company operates; arrange for submission and inspection of sample products as required.
  • Data entry of all purchase orders.
  • Send all new purchase orders to vendors.
  • Secure and analyze quotations, negotiate best prices and terms with suppliers, and recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness.
  • Carry out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Interview and confer with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics, inventory control and management.
  • Negotiate prices and delivery terms with guidance from the purchasing manager.
  • Contact suppliers about any discrepancies with quantity and quality of product received.
  • Interface with all company departments and resolve supply problems as necessary.

Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ years in purchasing role at the corporate level with progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to build relationships across the company and with clients/customers
  • Analytical thinking and good judgment
  • Intermediate use of Microsoft Excel; ability to manage multiple spreadsheets; use formulas, pivot tables, etc.
  • Learn new software programs effectively
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, supply chain management, or related field.
  • Professional purchasing certification preferred.

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