Buyer Wanted


Ariel Corporation

Mount Vernon, OH


LOCATION: Mount Vernon, OH, USA

Are you interested in fostering supplier relationships while sourcing inventory to meet the needs of the material production schedule? This is your opportunity to become part of a fantastic team! Ariel is looking for a strategic and energetic Buyer to become a part of our Supply Chain Operations team. In this position, your chief responsibility is to support the procurement process through timely communication with both internal and external customers.    

This position is ideal for someone who is: 

  • Knowledgeable – in Enterprise Production Systems (ERP), preferably SAP
  • Skilled – in procurement and inventory management principles
  • People-focused – thrives on building relationships with both internal and external customers 
  • Resourceful – goes the extra mile to meet the emergent needs of customers
  • Detail-oriented – likes doing work that requires high attention to detail
  • Strategic – understands the needs and goals of the organization and works to ensure objectives are achieved in the most efficient manner
  • Inquisitive – asks timely and relevant questions to get as much information as possible so effective decisions can be made


Ariel Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of separable reciprocating gas compressors, meaning our products help fuel the future by moving natural gas from underground wells to homes and businesses. Ariel’s culture and values are the cornerstone of the way we do business. We hire extraordinary people and invest significantly in their growth, giving our employees the opportunity to build a career in an industry that is powering the world’s energy infrastructure. Our culture of continuous learning combined with a team-based environment not only enables employee development, but encourages it. Learn more here.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Materials Management, or related field of study required
  • 3 – 5 years of material management experience required
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Ariel offers an excellent workplace to grow personally and professionally, and includes many comprehensive benefits such as:

  • Competitive wages and quarterly profit sharing bonuses
  • 401K with company match and company-paid profit sharing retirement
  • Full health care benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and prescription; and an on-site wellness clinic for employees and their dependents
  • Paid holidays and generous paid-time-off program
  • Tuition reimbursement and Student Debt Relief programs
  • Qualified relocation assistance 

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