Job Title: Buyer

Required Industry Experience: 3+ years

Compensation Package: DOQ

Area: Western suburbs

Status: Temporary

Job #: 1578

Job Summary: Small manufacturing firm has an immediate opening for a temporary buyer. This person will be purchasing finished parts and sheet metal from established vendors. Must be able to notice price changes. Some negotiation necessary. Process PO’s and follow up with vendors to assure on time delivery. Other duties as needed.


  • Review supply/demand messages in ERP
  • Generate and process PO’s
  • Being pricing issues to supervisor and some negotiation
  • Purchase parts and sheet metal
  • Expedite materials with suppliers as needed to ensure on time delivery


  • 3+ years of experience of Purchasing in industrial setting
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • ERP experience required and prefer EPICOR Visual
  • Experience in metal Manufacturing environment
  • Negotiation experience