• Refractory Career Opportunities

Purchasing Coordinator

The Plibrico Company is seeking an experienced Purchasing Coordinator.  The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for strategically planning, directing, and executing the activities of purchasing materials, products, and services. In this key position, this person will help the company meet its goals and objectives through the management of a robust supply chain that delivers the lowest total cost of ownership for the company.

Responsibilities and essential functions include:

  • Accountable for developing and implementing Year-Over-Year cost reduction strategies through negotiation, the evaluation of alternate materials, and the management of supplier continuous improvement activities
  • Proactively manage supply base for the lowest “total cost of ownership”- Including freight, inventory, and cost
  • Manage CQSD – Cost, Quality, Service and Delivery
  • Manage inventory of raw materials to minimize costs, while ensuring commitment of supply
  • Negotiate both long term and short-term raw material pricing contracts with vendors
  • Responsible for sourcing and qualifying new vendors to improve availability, cost, and quality of raw materials and services
  • Schedule, manage, and own incoming and outgoing logistics to support manufacturing requirements and customer needs while continuously improving Plibrico cost structure

Qualifications:

  • A minimum an associate degree (two-year degree) in business management with purchasing emphasis or two years of college with job related coursework and one to two years of related experience
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra
  • Two (2) years purchasing and inventory control experience in a manufacturing operation

Location: Oak Hill, OH


Compensation and benefits are competitive.   The Plibrico Company is a drug- free workplace.

Plibrico Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, without regards to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital, veteran status, sexual orientation, or the presence of handicaps or disabilities. In addition, this policy of equal opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but is not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.   Employee will be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

For more information or to apply, please e-mail us at hr@plibrico.com.

  • Plibrico® Plastic Refractories

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®Super F AB 58% 2900F / 1590C SDS
    Plibrico®60 AB 58% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS
    Plibrico®90 AB 90% 3400F / 1871C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®55 S 54% 3000F / 1648C SDS
    Plibrico®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®68 SA 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®85 S Special 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®90 S 90% 3400F / 1870C SDS
    Plibrico®SiC 80 (80% SiC) 2700F / 1480C SDS

    (fine grain – soft)

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®SR 68 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 85 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 90 88% 3400F / 1870C SDS

    Plibrico HyRATE® Plastic Refractories – Gunning Grade

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®Super F AB 43% 2900F / 1595C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®60 AB 60% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®85 S Special 84% 3300F / 1815C SDS