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Open Position

Location: Richmond, VA & Tucker, GA

AMF Bakery Systems offers best-in-class system solutions for industrial bakeries across the globe. We prioritize sustainability and have developed the first-ever industrial hydrogen oven to help our clients reduce food and energy waste daily. Our Richmond VA, and Tucker, GA locations provide a dynamic work environment and a chance to join our team as a Buyer.

The ideal candidate will source various AMF machine components, including made-to-print machined and fabricated parts, assemblies, materials, and commercial components while maintaining delivery schedules for manufacturing and direct aftermarket sales.

Duties Include:

  • Manage supplier base, cultivate long-term supplier relationships, and resolve issues
  • Drive optimum costs and maintain quality levels of products
  • Negotiate and purchase items required for manufacturing and spare parts
  • Monitor and maintain delivery schedules and purchase order accuracy
  • Collaborate across departmental lines to promote design standardization to ensure cost containment and functions, including Finance to ensure document accuracy improvements; Manufacturing support to outsourcing when capacity dictates
  • Identify and collect data and make proposals on potential cost savings projects
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining purchase orders and delivery information and processing monthly quality reports


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing or operations environment
  • Experience with and knowledge of procuring machined-to-print components and commercial electrical and or pneumatic commodities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to be proactive, self-motivated, and resourceful
  • Must be able to take ownership of multiple assignments and follow through to completion
  • Excellent organizational skills and multitasking ability and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and MRP Planning
  • Knowledge of Microsoft D365

Working Conditions:

This office position requires spending time on the manufacturing floor and warehouse, which requires wearing safety glasses, safety shoes, and the possibility of lifting up to 50 lbs.

AMF Bakery Systems offers competitive compensation, benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth throughout our organization globally and within the Markel Food Group