Purchasing Buyer

Job Details

Division: Nucor Building Systems South Carolina

Location: Swansea, SC, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

The role of the Purchasing Buyer is to coordinate, oversee, and execute the proper procurement strategies for Nucor Buildings Group SC. These strategies include purchasing stock and non-stock building accessories.  Place purchase orders and coordinate delivery for these building accessories. Responsible for implementing effective processes, and developing vendor relationships to drive financial success for the Division. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating on time deliveries, performing cycle counts,  processing end-of-month input and reconciliation, and backing-up other Purchasing Teammates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of purchasing experience.
  • Applied knowledge and practice using Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word documents.
  • Knowledge of general purchasing practices.
  • Strong commitment to Safety in all job aspects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in utilizing computer resources to maximize effectiveness and efficiencies.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to analyze and think strategically.
  • Negotiation skills are a must.
  • Focus on continual improvement.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple time sensitive projects successfully.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or 4 year B.S. or B.A. degree
  • Familiar with Great Plains software
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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