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Snap-on Incorporated is seeking a Buyer for the Murphy, North Carolina locaiton. The primary responsibility of this role is to  purchase raw materials, components, equipment, and services in support of production operations. 



The Buyer will negotiate price, terms and conditions, and delivery of assigned family of components. The Buyer is responsible for preparing and initiating purchase orders and follow through until complete purchase order closure. The buyer should have excellent interpersonal and negotiating skill sets.


  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, or Business is preferred
  • Five (5) plus years’ experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience using and maintaining ERP/MRP systems
  • Industry certification is strongly preferred – APICS or ISM
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, high pressure environment with a sense of urgency
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite of products and Access databases
  • Experience working with domestic and foreign suppliers
  • Strong analytical skillset and attention to detail including the ability to process, extract, and query data to analyze trends to help make procurement decisions
  • High performance standards including integrity and ethics
  • Ability and willingness to travel to suppliers as needed


Snap-on is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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