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Aston Carter Buyer in Tolland, Connecticut


  • We are seeking a Buyer to purchase sheet metal and machine components. 95% of their suppliers are repeat customers, but candidates still need to be able to source new vendors. They will also be responsible for administrative work within the Logistics Dept.


  • This position is responsible for commodity procurement activity to support company production and aftermarket business globally including purchase order processing, delivery expediting, resolution of supplier quality issues and supplier relationship management.

  • Procurement of raw materials, component parts and finished goods to support aftermarket and spares requirements.

  • Maintain integrity of purchase order database through timely updates to delivery dates and quantities.

  • Maintain all Purchasing master data in SAP on an on-going basis, ensuring accurate information and reporting capability.

  • Run reports in SAP to manage open orders, past due orders, exception reports (push ins/outs).

  • Participate in vendor qualification and approval process.

  • Work with the Quality Team to identify and resolve supplier quality issues.

  • Maintain positive working relationships with both internal and external suppliers and customers and report key metrics to both suppliers and management.

Additional Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Purchasing/Supply Chain Management in an MRP based manufacturing environment, with a global supply and customer base

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Access are required

Pay: up to $75K yearly

Location: On-site

Hours & Days: M-F (40 hours full-time)

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.