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Highland Heights, OH, US, 44143

Company:  9032-S.G. MORRIS COMPANY

S. G. Morris, Co., LLC is seeking a skilled Buyer/Purchasing Associate. Individual will be responsible for the procurement of products using our integrated ERP system.


As a Buyer/Purchasing Associate, individual will perform a variety of duties, including but not limited to the following: 


  • Generate, review, update and monitor purchase requisitions per forecasted buy reports and departmental requests
  • Analyze actual demand, minimum requirements and usage trends to develop appropriate buy quantities
  • Process vendor acknowledgments and resolve issues
  • Communicate discrepancies, backorders and issues to responsible team members
  • Maintain / update ERP system data
  • Process and monitor inventory stocking requirements and transfer orders between locations
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies and process necessary inventory adjustments
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly assigned reports
  • Request and process new vendors, vendor quotes, returns, price updates and changes


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



  • 2 to 3 years purchasing experience 
  • Experience in distribution and / or manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in ERP / MRP systems


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

S. G. Morris Co. (SGM) is a value-added distributor of fluid power components and provider of engineered fluid power systems. S.G. Morris is a leader in the design and integration of fluid power, motion control and lubrication solutions. SGM’s full suite of services – from selection of components to installation, startup and training – provides a one-stop shop for all your fluid power needs.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world’s largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics &d Technicians to assist you with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting and other requirements. Between our service centers and our network of 19 fluid power companies, we provide immediate access to the critical fluid power components and services our customers need.

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, 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 or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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