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  • Location: Georgetown
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #17985
  • Salary: $90,000.00 - $105,000.00 USD

The HT Group is partnering with a well know automotive performance company who is seeking a full time Buyer/Demand Planner to join their Sourcing and Purchasing team! We are looking for a motivated problem solver who is eager and excited about working with a collaborative team.

**Candidates must have relevant buying or related experience in raw material or manufacturing setting. Knowledge of automotive performance parts highly desired**

Compensation: 90-105k + bonus eligibility
Location: Wadsworth Ohio (on-site) – Travel to Texas once per month


  • Buy and source raw materials domestically and internationally for in house product development
  • Strategically buy and source products to maintain inventory levels and increase margin dollars
  • Measure, analyze and report key process metrics and monitor adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Review inventory levels to understand overages, working with vendors on inventory exit strategies
  • Collaborate marketing partners to drive sales, decrease excess inventory, and ensure a positive customer experience
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors; plan and meet regularly with top vendors
  • Develop strategic plans with vendors to grow categories using commerce, content, and community
  • Forecast demand to place buys based on seasonality and trend
  • Manage, train, and develop sourcing/purchasing team members


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a buying/demand planning or similar roles
  • Experience buying/planning raw materials or working in a manufacturing setting required
  • Knowledge of the automotive performance industry highly desired
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-look Ups, conditional formatting, large data sets)
  • Strong understanding of inventory management, vendor relationships, buying processes, and inventory forecasting
  • Highly motivated self starter with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to identify process improvement and recommend changes
  • Team play mentality with a positive, upbeat attitude
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