Zekelman Industries

  • Buyer/ Purchasing Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Killeen
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Salaried Full-Time
    Purchasing or Procurement
  • Job Description



    Zekelman Industries is searching for a Buyer- Purchasing Manager to work for our ZModular division in Killeen, TX. This person manages all purchasing activities, inventory turns/ uses, reviews bill of material actual use vs. engineered plans, manages forklift team for supply management from outside to inside the plant, and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Maintains overall logistics of supply from purchasing thru to delivery of final construction sites.



    • Improve product quality and decrease product cost company wide
    • Exceed budgeted revenue target by proactively engaging with vendor partners on funding expectations
    • Develop and implement an enterprise-wide purchasing strategy to improve efficiency and decrease labor and waste
    • Evaluate and analyze purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. 
    • Negotiate corporate contracts directly with manufactures and 1st tier distributers for all manufacturing facilities
    • Integrate SAP into procurement process
    • Correlate estimating, procurement and costing to get accurate feedback on project performance
    • Establish and oversee Z Modular’s centralized purchasing program
    • Work with project management and purchasing managers to streamline project purchasing
    • Develop with Controller an inventory management program at each of the Z Modular facilities



    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Distribution, or related area of study
    • Previous exposure to SAP and procurement platforms preferred
    • Ability to work with ZModular’s team across the country

    Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.


    We are Zekelman Industries.

    We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


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