Job Posting

 Sr. Purchasing Buyer

Chesterfield MO


Reports to Purchasing Director

Immediate opening

Must be a local candidate within reasonable daily driving distance to and from Chesterfield office



·         Must have related experience: 5-7 years VERY relevant experience directly in purchasing with special emphasis on MRO (Maintenance supplies). Like to have other purchasing experience as well in the areas of freight and utilities


·         Must be extremely strong in interpersonal relationships. Communications skill must be very evident

·         Must have the capacity to grow within the purchasing function

·         Must have experience with purchasing /supplier contracts

·         Must have the ability for limited travel (10%)

·         Must have the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

·         Must have the ability to interface with some or all of our 16 manufacturing locations


·         Like to have Excel and Microsoft office experience

·         Like to have some experience with ERP systems (oracle a plus)



Medical, dental and vision (60% company paid)

401k Plan: company match of 50% of the first 4% employee contributes

Life Insurance: 1 times base salary - company paid

LTD: company paid

Vacation 2 weeks


 Pretium Packaging is a leading plastic container and closure manufacturer with a geographical-dispersed footprint of 16 facilities and more than 330 production lines. Capable of producing plastic containers using PET, HDPE, PVC and PP, Pretium specializes in five key product areas:

- Food & Specialty Beverage - Household Chemical/ Cleaning - Industrial Chemical - Health & Beauty - Sports Nutrition


Contact: Randy Samuelson at


Design Engineer


GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses.  Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Design Engineer at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.


Role Purpose

Design and develop tools to produce parts per customer prints and lead tool room personnel and production people through development processes.


Core Accountabilities

  • Design tools for progressive dies or transfer presses to fabricate parts per customers’ prints.
  • Operate Cad workstation using Solidworks to layout parts and tools and create drawings.
  • Manage all aspects of a design project—including design of tools and coordination of purchasing and developing activities.
  • Troubleshoot production problems on the floor and aid in determining root causes and assist with corrective actions.
  • Develop internal documentation for the release of a job to production.
  • Monitor and control project costs and lead times.
  • Conceptualize and communicate solutions to unique tooling problems.
  • Maintain engineering documentation using the ECN process.


Competencies and Qualifications

  1. Engineering or related degree or equivalent tool making experience.
  2. One to three years of engineering experience.
  3. Stamping die knowledge, both build and assembly.
  4. Tool drafting techniques including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.      
  5. A stamping background is very important, ideal candidates should have Tool & Die experience 5-10 years in addition to 3-5 years Die Design experience using SolidWorks-EPDM-Logo Press software, a nice to have experience using Mainframe, SAP, Excel, Access, Share Point software. Trouble shooting tooling, machinery, and product.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Tool & Die experience 5-10 yrs.
  • Die Design Experience 5-10 yrs.
  • Product Design experience 5-10 yrs.
  • Project management skills 2-5yrs.
  • Trouble shooting skills 5-10 yrs.
  • Ability to execute multiple projects on time to meet customer needs. 2-5yrs
  • Ability to interact with other departments to drive manufacturing excellence 5-10yrs.


Contact: Randy Samuelson at



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