Span-America is looking for an experienced buyer for our manufacturing operations. Individual should have proven ability to:

  • Purchase raw materials from approved vendors
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery terms
  • Schedule orders to qualify for quantity discounting when possible
  • Make certain that materials are delivered in a timely manner, scheduling deliveries to maintain low inventory levels
  • Investigate and resolve billing, invoicing and shipping discrepancies
  • Source, obtain quotes and recommend materials and vendors
  • Meet with vendors on a regular basis to assure updated knowledge of market and competitive pricing
  • Review and approve artwork for new projects and revisions for current projects
  • Make certain that proper documentation is obtained for each shipment

Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred.

Minimum of three years experience in a manufacturing environment performing Materials Management, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and/or Inventory Control

Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Explorer, Outlook)

Experience with an integrated computer software system; Microsoft Dynamics preferred

Strong written and verbal communication skills for internal and external customers

Experience with Six Sigma and/or Lean 101 a plus


Apply in person at Span-America Medical Systems, Inc., 70 Commerce Center, Greenville SC 29615 or click here for an online application.