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Sourcing Buyer

Vernon, CA, US, 90058

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  [[409981]]

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


The Sourcing Buyer role with us isn’t just a job- it’s a starting point to a great career with a great company. We hire motivated individuals who want to grow with us, and we will equip you with the knowledge you need to be successful. We have an incredible track record of promoting from within. You can be our next success story.


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner, who loves to be a part of a team, and who wants to help us get better, every single day.


If that sounds like YOU, come join this industry leader!


About the Position:


Responsible for creating a detailed production schedule for the manufacturing department to follow by station/work center taking into consideration available capacity, material supply, product lead time & backlog. The main targets of this role are to maximize production efficiency, reduce lead times, improve on-time performance, and provide a timely status update to sales representatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Manage and overview the production plans, and coordinate with internal departments to ensure a maximize the production efficiency and on-time delivery.
  • Manage and overview the plant capacity utilization and develop continuous improvement plans for production efficiency and faster lead time.
  • Manager and overview the WIP, Inventory levels, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed.
  • Manager and overview the resources groups and create the master production schedule for plant operations and purchasing.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc
  • Build and maintain a strong team relationship with the internal departments


Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Data Analytics, or other relevant fields preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in production control or supply chain
  • CPIM/CSCP or equivalent is preferred
  • Experience with SAP is preferred
  • Must have great:
  • Analytical & Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Influencing & Persuasion
  • Data Interpretation
  • Excellent Negotiating Skills



The job description does not constitute an employment between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


What CRL Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRL Americas


CRL Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRL Americas family. CRL Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRL company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRL family!


CRL Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.


Date Posted:  Sep 7, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Procurement, Buyer, ERP, Operations, Technology