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Aston Carter Junior Buyer in Mount Airy, Maryland

Jr. Buyer | Onsite: Mount Airy, MD

$31-33/hr | Contract to Hire


The Buyer is an instrumental role in the Engineering, Product Development and Production environment. This role support the Sr Buyer, interacts with engineers, production personnel and researchers to ensure that all procurement needs are met. This role interacts with financial and accounting personnel to ensure that all material is properly tracked and accounted.

Must be able to apply creative problem solving skills to evolve our procurement system, while contributing on a daily basis to our procurement needs. This is a hands on position that also requires strategic planning ability.

  • Cradle to Grave Buyer – Process POs, develop vendor relationships in support of parts expediting and price negotiations, to delivery

  • Subcontract Management – Act as the primary point of contact and oversight to major subcontracts such as metal fabrication, printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication and contract assembly. Must be experienced in dealing both with subcontracts and with engineering staff, taking the lead in subcontracts management.

  • Be a hands on contributor, provide oversight and perform strategic planning for procurement.

  • Be self-motivated, taking independent initiative.

  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Full Cycle Electronic Component/Manufacturing procurement/buying experience

  • Manufacturing Resource Planning system experience (MRP)

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Bill of Materials experience

  • Schematics





About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.