Position Title:  Buyer


Jiangsu, CN, 215122

Job Category:  Supply Chain
Shift:  Shift 1
Full Time / Part Time:  Full-Time
Job-Level:  Individual Contributor
Approximate Travel:  10%
Job Description: 


A Rogers Corporation Buyer is responsible for sourcing, procurement, negotiating and on time delivery of expense, supply, MRO, production, service items and some raw materials.

Essential Functions:

  • Purchases materials, parts, supplies & services - optimizing cost, delivery and terms.
  • Secures pricing and availability, places purchase orders and enters data (POs) into the system and works with Accounts Payable to rectify discrepant invoices.
  • Negotiates pricing and actively works on cost reduction activities for expense, supply, MRO, production, service items and some raw materials.
  • Analyzes and selects suppliers, issues purchase orders, follows up & expedites orders as necessary and sets up new suppliers and material data following ISO guidelines.
  • Monitors storeroom stocks and initiates orders within established guidelines and sets up and adjusts re-order points as needed.
  • Reviews requisitions for proper authorization and assigns appropriate tax rates.
  • Participates on TQC teams, coordinates non-conforming materials, follows freight procedures and communicates manufacturing/scheduling delays.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in purchasing
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • 4+ years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with MRP systems and ISO requirements
Additional Qualification Details:  No additional requirement needed

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Rogers Corporation makes tomorrow’s innovations possible. Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world with a career at Rogers, where we make tomorrow’s innovations possible. We rely on a talented workforce to develop our cutting edge, market-leading material technologies. Our global team develops innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers expect high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who can improve processes, get results and represent a best-in-class organization. People are at the heart of all our operations, and we encourage our employees to act with integrity, creativity and excellence to help drive results worldwide.

Why Work for Rogers:

It is our commitment to get “Results, but Results the Right Way.” Rogers offers an exceptional work environment and a value-driven culture modeled by leadership. Employees have access to developmental opportunities as well as top-notch benefits and incentive programs. Come join a winning team!

About Rogers Corporation:

At Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), we’re changing how the world uses technology. We are a global leader in materials technology and manufacturing, producing engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With nearly 200 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable global Advanced Electronics Solutions and Elastomeric Material Solutions, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers enables the world’s leading innovators to achieve greater performance, speed to market and reliability through our renowned technical solutions support, problem-solving and application engineering capabilities. Rogers delivers market-leading solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy, sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel, wireless infrastructure and automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.