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Production Buyer

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: June 11th, 2021

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying components, systems and engineering services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. There is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant expansion
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

Position Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven produces high-strength vehicle structures and assemblies using proprietary manufacturing processes.

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven has an opening for a Production Buyer. They will direct and coordinates customer service activities for all communications with the customer, electronic, written and verbal.  Communicates customers needs with the manufacturing division issuing requirement reports, and communicating customer requests.  Coordinates activities of hourly employees with production concerning ordering, receiving, storing and shipping both raw materials and finished goods.  Responsible for ordering raw material, work in process, and finished goods inventory.  Places orders for goods and services and tracks orders to ensure timely delivery.  This position is the primary customer contact regarding material requirements.

be responsible for the overall safety, quality and efficient operation of the processes within their area of responsibility; have a working knowledge of all equipment within their assigned area, with the ability to train others on that equipment; act as a leader in their area to help develop operators' job knowledge; and use continuous improvement to reach established objectives.

Facility Address:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Attend initial quote team meetings to discuss and determine the purchased products or services required to enable the company to supply the required product
  • Obtain any required drawings specifications or descriptions to enable potential vendors to submit accurate quotations
  • Identify appropriate potential vendors for required components or services
  • Proactively seek new supply base
  • Analyze and review market trends
  • Places orders with vendors, completing required documents including purchase order requisition
  • Tracks all orders that have been placed
  • Controls MSDS documents per established OSHA/ISO 14001 requirements
  • Completes return material authorization (RMA’s) on MRO items as needed
  • Generates request for quotation (RFQ’s)
  • Monitors supplier performance as measured by delivery, price and quality
  • Meets cost savings objectives on purchased material
  • Receives customer’s requirements electronically, by telephone, facsimile or mail. Analyzes requirement
  • Accesses and monitors customers material tracking and rating programs when required
  • Responsible for ensuring that the purchase order entry functions are performed
  • Responsible for ensuring that all raw material and purchased parts are requisitioned and delivery dates are established
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities


An Associate’s Degree (college or technical school); and/or five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Automotive manufacturing experience preferred.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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