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Buyer / Planner II (Lakeland, FL)


Lakeland, FL, US, 33815

Requisition ID:  11793

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit



Join the WINNING TEAM at IGT Global! Our Lottery Instant Ticket operation is seeking a skilled Buyer / Planner for our Lakeland, FL printing facility. The Buyer / Planner role is to ensure the availability of materials inventory is aligned to our production planning.



  • Manage assigned materials and inventory. 
  • Manage inventory efficiently through categories, proper replenishment strategies & daily exception activity.
  • Perform daily and weekly interactions with the following departments:  Warehousing, Engineering, Finance, Operations, and Supplier Management.
  • Convert purchase requests to purchase orders to multiple locations.
  • Executes all tasks comprising routine buying processes.
  • Completes routine tasks as assigned and is learning problem solving techniques.
  • Accountable for planning and executing the purchase of a specific set of products or services.
  • Identifies purchasing requirements based on received requisitions.
  • Orders parts and arranges for delivery.
  • Confirm and expedite purchase orders. 
  • Arranges for prompt return of damaged or faulty supplies. (RMA/RGA coordination)
  • Fosters mutually respectful relationships with suppliers that are beneficial both to IGT and its suppliers.
  • Maintains purchasing databases to ensure data integrity. (Supplier data, part data, purchase order data.) 




IGT Global Requirements

  • Follow all IGT policies, procedures, and rules related to Code of Conduct, Confidentiality, Information Security, Environmental Compliance, et al.

Education Required (high school, college degree, training, or certifications requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience

Experience Required (years of experience, specific industry or previous job experience requirements)

  • 5+ years of procurement experience and procurement best practices
  • Shop supply management for manufacturing facility 

Skills Required (technical, industry, equipment, lifting, and physical requirements)

  • Understanding MRP & Part Master Data
  • Supplier Scorecards
  • Able to understand the goals and objectives of an organization
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership






IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Lakeland