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Purchasing Analyst

Randleman, NC, US, 27317

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The Timken Company plant located in Randleman NC is seeking a productive, bold, determined individual able to provide the highest level of customer supplier relationships to drive the puchasing function of direct materials for both intracompany and intercompany suppliers.  The right candidate will not settle for mediocracy but crave continuous improvement of quality, cost and on-time delivery!  They laugh in the face of inventory management!


If this describes YOU and you want to work with a company that provides generous benefits, opportunities to plant yourself and grow, then you need to apply today!   #TimkenOpportunityAwaits



  • Places PO on both internal and external suppliers and manages through product receipt. 
  • Works closely with quality area to ensure quality product is received. 
  • Works with supplier or other Timken facilities as needed.
  • Controls delivery of materials in off-site storage facilities into the plant
  • Manages purchasing master data and material storage locations of new materials
  • Reviews shop floor orders after creation and prior to release to ensure that component delivery aligns with order requirements.
  • Monitors Customer Orders for shipment of purchased or manufactured products to other facilities
  • Monitor inventory at subcontractor for accuracy
  • Issues return orders to contain any quality issues that may occur
  • Reviews PO for service POs to ensure accuracy in piece count
  • Resolves any GRIR issues
  • Performs other tasks to support Supply Chain area and/or Logistics as requested


Technical/Functional Skills

  • Microsoft products such as Excel, Word
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • APICS Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP system tools preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Individual Contributor
  • Team player fostering collaboration and inclusion
  • Develops self and others
  • Adaptability and Ownership



High School/GED with 5-7 years of experience Required

Associates Degree in Supply Chain or other analytical degree (STEM) Preferred

Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain or other analytical degree (STEM) AWESOME

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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