Zekelman Industries

  • MRO Buyer

    Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Salaried Full-Time
  • Job Description



    Zekelman Industries is searching for a MRO Buyer to work for our Z Modular division in Birmingham, AL. 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.




    • Obtain quotations for construction materials & supplies
    • Support customer submittal process through obtaining quotes and sourcing local suppliers
    • Create purchase requisitions and execute purchase orders to support production requirements
    • Monitor the production plant formal request documents
    • Maintain close communication with shop floor supervisors ensuring stock levels are optimal
    • Expedite orders as required
    • Assist with resolving supplier invoice issues
    • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of plant demand to ensure material is readily available for production needs
    • Communicate with the project team on any materials shortages, changes in lead time and product deliveries



    • 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 Z Modular’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.

    We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.



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