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Buyer II

North Bend, WA, US

Performs duties associated with the purchase, delivery, quality, and packaging of materials, equipment and services for the company’s service parts division.  Assures that quality parts/services are delivered to the right place, at the right time. Works to reduce cost and improve quality. Coordinates material flow and the conversion of vendors to Genie material management systems.



Assures the spare parts department receives quality parts/services on-time to the point-of-use. Performs specialized and technical duties associated with the purchase, delivery, quality, and packaging of materials, equipment and services for the company’s spare parts division. Coordinates material flow, conversion of vendors to Genie material management systems, and timely distribution of materials.

 Essential Functions (Listed in order of % of time)


  • Maintains supplier relationships works to improve lead time, cost, quality and delivery
  • Makes independent judgement on purchases up to authorized dollar limits and specifications. Conveys delivery, inventory, and quality goals to vendors.
  • Works closely with parts sales to understand customer requirements.
  • Procures urgent materials through the most effective means, considering quality, availability, cost, delivery time, and probability of continued support.
  • Participates with other materials team members to evaluate purchasing agreements. Recommends changes and consolidations that contribute to manufacturing’s requirements and support just-in-time philosophy.
  • Develops and maintains long-term productive relationships with vendors. Develops communications and feedback links. Establishes and maintains a network of information flow and reporting.
  • Maintains up-to-date understanding of the latest thinking in concepts such as total quality management, lean thinking, single piece flow, and just-in-time.
  • Assists in reviewing, revising and originating purchase specifications.
  • Researches and evaluates material usage then establishes ordering criteria to assure adequate but not excessive inventory on hand. Applies historical usage trends plus backlog information to forecast procurement needs. Communicates same with vendors. Understands vendor capacity and limitations to ensure that Genie business is a reasonable portion of vendor’s total.


Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 plus years of purchasing/procurement/material handling experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-3 Years prior experience expediting and procuring parts
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Lean and process mapping experience a plus



Location: US-WA North Bend-B30 HR 

Department: Customer and Product Support 

Job ID: 4321 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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