Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company:  9290-FCX Performance, Inc



At FCX Performance/a subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies the Buyer/Specialist role has an immediate impact on our customers, on our company performance, and on personal earnings. This is a full-time permanent position at our Corporate headquarters Columbus, OH.

We are seeking a skilled Buyer/Purchasing Associate. This professional will be responsible for handling the procurement of products and assisting the project management team using our state-of-the-art system.


As a Buyer/Purchasing Associate, you will perform a variety of duties required. Your duties will include: 

  • Update, verify, change and complete purchase requisitions (buy reports or purchasing requests) by comparing items requested to actual demand, minimum requirements and usage trend
  • Compile technical documents for power unit department
  • Obtain quotes from vendors/suppliers.
  • Responsible for communicating with the sales team/customer service department on backorders.
  • Resolve inventory discrepancy issues with vendors.
  • Complete weekly or daily assigned reports, e.g. negative bin, new item, stock bin, etc.
  • Help maintain ERP system costs in our system.
  • Coordination of returns to suppliers.
  • Assist the project management department


Position Requirements 

  • Attention to detail: accurate data entry skills, basic math & reading skills
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel experience 


  • 6+ months purchasing experience
  • Experience in distribution or manufacturing environment 

Desired characteristics: 

  • Demonstrated teamwork, productivity, accuracy, and professionalism
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems


Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people.  Applied employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.


Apply Today! We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

FCX Performance, an Applied Industrial Technologies Company, is a leading process flow control company providing technical mission critical products and services to more than 15,000 end users, OEMs, and EPC firms across a broad range of industries and markets.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: ERP, Project Manager, Data Entry, Technology, Administrative