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Career Opening: Procurement Associate

Location: Clarence NY Headquarters

Seal & Design, Inc. is a family owned company founded and located in Clarence, NY with three divisions located across the U.S. and Canada. Our product line includes gaskets, o-rings, seals, molded products, die-cut foams, and many other specific products for all kinds of sealing applications. We provide superior products to our customers across many industries, including: Automotive, Medical, Military, Aerospace, Electronics, Power Generation, Hydraulics, and HVAC.

If you have a desire to work for a progressive, growing company and want to learn and grow professionally, then we’d like to meet you!

Job Information

Title Procurement Associate
Description As the Procurement Associate you would maintain operations by handling all day-to-day domestic and international purchasing for materials, and supplies for multiple plants to meet customer and production demands and minimum inventory level requirements; expediting delivery when required.
Hours Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm 


To be seriously considered for this role, please have the following regarding:

Experience: 1-3 years of experience purchasing raw materials and finished goods for manufacturing, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Skills: Proficiency working in a computer supported environment with business software and Microsoft Office programs, Demonstrated familiarity with U.S. Customs processes and harmonized tariff codes, demonstrated understanding of domestic and international logistics, demonstrated ability to calculate figures and units of measure

Characteristics: Strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow; able to multi-task


  • Determines purchasing requirements by monitoring purchasing suggestions in ERP system for assigned suppliers
  • Determines specifications by analyzing use requirements and consulting with users on specified suppliers
  • Obtains quotes by forwarding requirements to assigned suppliers
  • Issues purchase orders based on negotiated price, terms, and delivery
  • Monitors unconfirmed dashboard to ensure purchase orders are confirmed within 48 hours
  • Ensures materials, equipment, and supplies availability by tracking and expediting delivery
  • Reviews and assists in maintenance of import compliance procedures
  • Assists accounting department in resolving discrepancies by comparing P.O. to delivery documentation and obtains credits/refunds as needed
  • Maintains historical records by electronic filing of purchasing documents
  • Continually seeks professional development opportunities to support and demonstrate personal and professional growth


Seal & Design rewards our engaged and talented team with competitive salaries and generous, comprehensive benefit packages which include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Bonuses
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Yearly Performance Reviews