Northwest Cosmetic Labs

Picture of global shipping at Northwest Cosmetic Labs, the global formulation of color cosmetics, the formulation of skin care products, and the formulation of OTC products.Packaging specialist onsite makes Northwest Cosmetic Labs a viable option for customer contract skin care manufacturing and filling, color cosmetic manufacturing and filling, OTC manufacturing and filling and Medical device manufacturing and filling.

Re-Order Buyer

Employment Status: Full-Time/Regular
Reports To: Purchasing Manager
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Day

Job Summary:

The Re-Order Buyer is responsible for the purchasing of materials, equipment and supplies of the organization taking into consideration cost, quality and production time constraints. These products are to be secured at a cost, quality and lead time consistent with company requirements, policies and performance standards. The Re-Order Buyer is also responsible to expedite, track and monitor all purchases to ensure an uninterrupted and continuous supply of goods and services to meet production demands. The Re-Order Buyer works closely with the Buyer to drive supply chain improvements

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Run planning system workbenches to identify demand requirements.
  • Analyze demand requirement and determine purchase quantities
  • Initiate, monitor and expedite purchase orders according to planning system demand
  • Create, issue and maintain open order reports to suppliers
  • Track and expedite shipments based on demand requirements to ensure on time delivery
  • Obtain, document and input freight costs
  • Support the accounts payable team to address and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Prepares non-stock POs for other departments.
  • Maintains ERP system including lead times, pricing tiers, delivery costs
  • Assist as needed with inventory management and warehouse activities (cycle counts, receiving and inspection)
  • Evaluates accuracy of delivered costs within the system
  • Supports NCL QA/Regulatory by contacting vendors to follow-up on requested documents


  • Prefer some experience in procurement and/or supply chain, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of procurement and/or supply chain experience
  • Analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Ability to research problems, identify, propose and lead solutions
  • Ownership and initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Good project management and interpersonal skills
  • Proven multi-tasking abilities
  • Operate ten-key and Windows based programs i.e.: Syteline and /or other similar ERP programs / Microsoft Word / Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Access.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately, and safely.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Finance, or Accounting
  • Six Sigma or Lean experience
  • Climb stairs

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Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723