Tactical Buyer

Tactical Buyer
Lehigh Valley, PA

Job Description


Lutron Electronics Co., Inc has an immediate opening for a Tactical Buyer.  In this position, you would be a key part of our Procurement team. A successful Tactical Buyer will:

  • Effectively manage a portfolio of raw materials balancing quality, delivery, cost and inventory
  • Mitigation of issues related to the supply of material to production facilities
  • Proactively identify and drive improvement project within commodity supporting the objectives, initiatives and goals of the team and company


  • Execution of system "buy" messages including purchase order creation as well as order management based on changing needs of the business
  • Resolution of material shortages minimizing impact on production and customers
  • Build strong relationships externally (suppliers) as well as internally (Manufacturing, Engineering, Planning and Purchasing)
  • Drive improvement projects and activities throughout their commodity (inventory. deliver, cost and quality)
  • Stay aligned to Lutron's culture and values:
    • Be passionate
    • Be flexible and adaptable to changing markets
    • Be an innovative thinker
    • Be customer focused
    • Be ethical


  • 2-5 years’ experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain Operations and/or Planning
  • Communication skills, attention to detail, order management and team building skills

Lutron Electronics position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that in turn drive the creation of new or better products and services

Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities.  For more information, view our website at www.lutron.com. EOE/AA.  

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