Buyer I

Matrix Service Company

Matrix Service Company

Accounting & Finance
Catoosa, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023
Job Summary

The Buyer I is responsible for securing third-party rentals, sourcing, and procuring all materials, bulks, tools, consumables, safety supplies and other miscellaneous items as required to support Operations.

Essential Functions

  • Represent the Company at all times with high moral standards while adhering to the Company’s “Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.”
  • Actively support the Company’s commitment to safety and its “Core Values.”
  • Process submitted requisitions from the jobsites to supply third-party rental equipment, materials, and supplies at a reasonable cost and by the date required.
  • Ensure use of framework agreements and preferred supplier agreements.
  • Coordinate with field operations to assure appropriate field receiving and material management timing and requirements.
  • Interface between suppliers and various internal departments to resolve issues, invoice problems, material specification questions, variances, etc., as required.
  • Identify new vendors that can provide the most cost-efficient, timely, and quality products possible; maintain relationship with current vendors.
  • Negotiate pricing with new vendors.
  • Maximize savings in all aspects of purchasing
  • Research invoices that were rejected by Accounts Payable and assist with processing invoices.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.


  • Entry level position; 0 -2 years of related experience.
  • Exposure to purchasing -related activities in the construction industry would be considered a plus.
  • Ability to work well with and support internal customers, and lead team members
  • Computer skills include some use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, the Internet and Penta.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills are necessary.
  • Occasional overtime and willingness to travel as needed/required.

In addition, full-time employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, disability benefits, life and AD&D insurance, an employee assistance program (EAP), a 401(k) plan with company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), a robust wellness program and adoption assistance. Some employees may also be eligible for paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a performance or safety bonus program.

At Matrix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We encourage all whose experience aligns with the listed qualifications to apply and explore joining our organization.

EEO/M/F/Disability/Vets/Affirmative Action Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic or category.