PTi is always seeking highly trained and dedicated individuals to join its workforce. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Technical Buyer


We are seeking an experienced manufacturing procurement professional for our production Materials Department as a Technical Buyer. Responsibilities will include scheduling material requirements to meet project deadlines, negotiating with suppliers to meet purchasing objectives, placing purchase orders and expediting materials to meet project deadlines. All machine shop work is outsourced, experience in managing vendors in a machine outsource environment as well as mitigating quality issues is a must. Purchases of steel, castings, machined and fabricated components as well as high end technical components are all the responsibility of this role. All manufacturing efforts of the company are coordinated through an ERP system. This position would work along side with the other Buyers in the group on the manufacturing side.



Successful candidate must possess:

  • BS in related field with min 5 -10 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • MRP/ERP software, good computer skills and familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, etc...
  • Must have the ability to understand the basics of manufacturing drawings and manufacturing processes and strong knowledge of machine shop practices.
  • Must have experience in manufacturing and a technical background, example previous engineering or other technical background.
  • Experience with annual spend levels in the range of $5-$10 million.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Procurement experience for a manufacturing company building capital equipment a plus.
  • ISM,CPM/CPSM or APICS Certification not required but a plus.
  • Minimal travel, but may be required to visit suppliers as needed.



This position reports to the Materials Manager.



    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Options 
    • Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
    • 401K and Profit Sharing

PTi offers an excellent compensation package for the right candidate. To be considered for this position, please send your resume and salary history in confidence to: [email protected]