Sr. Buyer


Rockwall, TX, US, 75032

At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team! We offer year-round, full-time permanent work, paid overtime, medical and dental benefits, competitive wages, safety boot allowance, bonus programs, and staff social events. All this at a single location where we provide the tools, PPE, and safety training needed for the job.


Position Summary:


The Sr. Buyer will be responsible for managing all purchasing activities at one of our most challenging pipe production facilities. This includes contacting and negotiating with vendors, placing PO’s, addressing discrepancies, and expediting orders as needed.  Buyer will be responsible for all spend including raw materials, parts, services, MRO, etc.


This role will also be required to support Procurement activities which include commodity management, strategic sourcing and supplier management.


Duties & Accountabilities:


  • Manage all non-MRP and MRP based purchasing received through requisitions and weekly cycle counts
  • Review all Sales orders/Work orders for pipe and confirm accuracy
  • Address issues with incorrect, missing information on work orders and drawings
  • Generate purchase orders based on quotes and requirements.
  • Manage MRP and long lead items to insure materials are available for manufacturing.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve supply shortages, missed deliveries, wrong orders
  • Maintain and update a pricing/sourcing data for reference and reporting purposes
  • Liaising with vendors and Accounting to resolve any payment issues
  • Assisting the handling of defective materials or non-compliant parts through RMA and NCR procedures and ISO standards
  • Sourcing alternate suppliers and materials as required.
  • Support strategic procurement activities.


Every worker shall,

  1. Cooperate with their employer for the purposes of protecting the health and safety of themselves as well as other workers either engaged or at the work site where the work is being carried out.


Every employer shall, as far as it is reasonably practicable to ensure:

  1. the health and safety of workers and others at the work site

That the workers are aware of their health and safety responsibilities and duties.


Required Qualification:

  • B.B.A. in Supply Chain Management from an accredited university or 5 years of relevant experience
  • Computer proficiency including familiarity using a variety of databases and ERP, MRP, excel
  • Understand lean inventory management techniques in a manufacturing environment
  • Understand the cradle to grave purchasing cycle
  • Experience with global sourcing considered an asset
  • Capable of reading and understanding engineered drawing packages and technical requirements
  • Experience with sourcing machining and fabrication services
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Prepare financial and technical analysis for justification for high value purchases
  • Assist in continuous improvement efforts of purchasing policies and procedures
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and an exceptional attention to detail essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong ability to communicate via phone and email
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage professional vendor relationships
  • Have a strong commitment to safety and promoting a safety culture
  • Develop and maintain KPI tools and targets
  • Develop sourcing/supply strategies for high value critical purchases



We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we cannot accept telephone calls regarding this position. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.


Mattr welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. To begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout our recruitment process, please contact our HR team at

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth