Buyer / Planner

Samsill Corporation is one of the world's largest independently owned manufacturers of ring binders, business accessories, storage boxes, laptop cases, and sheet protectors for over 67 years! With corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in

Fort Worth, TX.


  • 401(k)

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Flexible Work Schedule and ability to Work Remote When Needed

  • Personal and Professional Development

The Buyer-Planner position will have responsibility for raw material replenishment and management. This role will ensure material availability (using optimum inventory based on Cost, MOQ, lead time, and requirements analysis) to enable on-time delivery to the customer.  The Buyer-Planner will work to reduce and eliminate stockouts and will expedite materials as required. This position will work closely with customer service and production personnel to ensure appropriate communication has been provided to appropriate personnel

Key Tasks & Responsibility


•    Continuous improvement -- participate in continuous improvement activities that

      drive the KPI's (E, Q, D, C, I).  
•    Manage all inventory utilized for the production of the finished goods
•    Participate in inventory control actions

•    Manage domestic vendor relationships via entering purchase orders to the vendors and acquiring confirmation and track vendor performance against expected lead times and quality

•   Work Directly with Customer Service on obtaining quotations for special purchase items

•   Communicate to all required personnel the status of inventory and possible recovery dates when required

•   Source new vendors when required and hold vendors to expectations



Qualified Applicants will have:

  • College degree preferred but not required

  • 2+ years of experience preferred

  • Mathematics and Data Analytic Competency

  • Teamwork Required

  • Experience with purchasing and planning best practices

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Excel as a tool for data analysis

  • Ability to problem-solve and the ability to multi-task are required

  • Think outside of the box when needed to provide solutions to complex problems