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Lennox Buyer I in Marshalltown, Iowa

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Job Description


This buyer has the opportunity to participate in supplier negotiation and perform a variety of routine or low dollar purchasing tasks that involve materials, supplies or services.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Review purchase requisitions and place orders with approved suppliers.

  • Evaluate bids as needed.

  • Select or recommend suppliers as needed.

  • Negotiate price, delivery, quality and service.

  • Follow up on all awards until order completion.

  • Assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required.

  • Coordinate with the Accounting department as required to resolve questions on suppliers' invoices.

  • Coordinate with Engineering department on phase in/phase out parts process.

  • Track shipments to the 3PL, subcontractors and receiving departments to support assembly line production.

  • Commodities buyer will be responsible for will most likely include valves, distributors and fabricated parts (subject to change).



  • Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires intermediate negotiation abilities and above average analytical skills.

  • Shows excellent verbal and written communication skills. Developing competence in computerized procurement systems.

  • Requires intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Needs to be thorough; attention to detail; ability to multi-task; analytical thinker; follow-up is critical - strong organizational skills and problem-solving skills.

Job Locations US-IA-Marshalltown

Requisition # 2021-25201

Category Logistics / Supply Chain / Distribution

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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E-Verify Participation

For jobs located within the United States, LII participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program known as E-Verify.

Please visit the E-Verify website for more information on this program.