Collectors is building the future of how collectors find, buy, authenticate, track & research collectibles - from sports cards, coins, and video games to Pokemon cards. With industry leading services as our foundation and the creativity of our employees, Collectors is leading the way to a tech-forward and modern collectibles industry.

The Collectors family of companies includes a collectibles marketplace leader in Goldin Auctions as well as  third-party authentication and grading services such as PSA (sports and trading cards), PCGS (coins), WATA (video games), and CardLadder, a comprehensive analytics and financial tracking of sports cards.

The Purchasing Buyer will assist the purchasing department by entering data into our PO system, receive documents and check inventory levels of non-inventory items. 

This role reports to the Purchasing Manager and will work in our Santa Ana, CA office.

What You'll Do:

  • Generates, maintains and follows through on all Purchase Orders ensuring specified deadlines are met.
  • Work with Purchasing Coordinators to perform administrative functions with vendors – regularly email open PO reports, confirm receipt of POs, review status to update PO’s and coordinate the status and activity of deliveries
  • Manages receipt flow and secures timely deliveries by partnering with Operations and Accounting.
  •  Assists with planning and executing procurement strategies in accordance with fiscal responsibilities & inventory management
  • Track inventoried items.
  •  Assist internal customers in processing design request for new parts. (Quote and sample request)
  • Maintain up-to-date pricing in the system.
  • Maintain files with vendor and product information
  • Create and obsolete item numbers in system
  • Create recaps and reports as needed.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with vendors and internal partners by developing collaborative and diverse relationships
  • Support Purchasing Manager on all day-to-day functions of the department.
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned 


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) or equivalent from four-year college or university is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment; 5 years preferred. 
  • Must possess great attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and reprioritize projects frequently is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with vendors and all levels of staff and management.
  • Must demonstrate problem solving skills, multi-tasking capabilities and flexibility
  • Resourceful and able to research problems and recommend solutions.
  • Independent, self-motivated, team player.
  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel.


Reasons To Join Us: 

  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals 
  • Vacation: All full-time employees are eligible for paid vacation 
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for ten company paid holidays 
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions 
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs 
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities 


Collectors may use e-verify to validate your ability to work legally in the United States.

We are aware that there are instances where individuals are receiving job offers that fraudulently allege to be from Collectors or one of our business units. This type of fraud can be carried out through false websites, through fake e-mails claiming to be from the company or through social media. We never ask for personal information such as your bank account, Social Security numbers or National IDs, nor do we send or request payments for the purchase of business-related equipment. If you suspect fraud, please reach out to [email protected]

About Collectors 

Collectors is the leading provider of value-added services to the collectible’s markets. We authenticate and grade collectible coins, trading cards, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia through our subsidiaries, which include Professional Sports Authenticators (PSA), Professional Coin Grading Services (PCGS), Certified Coin Exchange (CCE), Wata, Card Ladder, Collectors Corner, Set Registry,, and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show. Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated more than 80 million items. We employ over 1,000 people across our Santa Ana, CA headquarters, New Jersey, Seattle, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo. For more information, visit

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

If you require an accommodation to apply or interview with us due to a disability or special need, please email [email protected] 

If you are based in California, you can read information for California residents linked here. 

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