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Junior Buyer ( Hybrid)

Charlotte, NC, USA

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

As an industry leader focused on driving growth and execution excellence, we are looking for a Junior Buyer to join our growing Supply Chain team. Reporting to the Buyer, the Junior Buyer will assist in the activities of the purchasing department and implement and adhere to the purchasing policies of the organization. The incumbent will assist in securing the right items at the right time, balancing quality, and cost.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining the Purchase order systems which includes placing POS based on schedules and order points, following up for confirmations, updates, and changes, and maintaining accurate information in our ERP systems

  • Assists logistics in shipping of orders

  • Assists AP with reconciling invoices against purchase order terms

  • Review and process claims against suppliers

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers by providing accurate information, timely and reliable feedback, and maintaining positive attitude and team-oriented approach to all duties and responsibilities

  • Assists the business to ensure products and services are procured in a compliant environment

  • Tracks vendor performance and publishes timely and accurate results

  • Ensures that procurement service target levels and savings objectives are achieved

  • Domestic travel up t0 10% of time may be required

  • Work in a safe manner and meet company safety requirements

  • Participate in committees indirectly or directly impacting purchasing function

  • Perform other duties as required


  • Minimum of two years of experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make quick decisions

  • Ability to work well with others no matter what the situation

  • Strong computer skills in applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Manufacturing or any MRP manufacturing system

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and any reporting environment (BW/PBI etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of a manufacturing environment and processes

  • Degree in Business Administration, or Supply Chain Management

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.

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