Job Title: Buyer

Required Industry Experience: 2-5 years

Compensation Package: DOQ

Area: Southwest suburbs

Status: Temporary 3-6+ months

Job #: 1623

Job Summary: Privately held manufacturing firm has a need for a temporary buyer to help with workload. Purchase materials and components from established suppliers. Process PO’s. Keep in touch with suppliers regarding order status. Any other purchasing department duties as needed.


  • Process PO’s promptly and accurately ensuring materials for production arrive on time.
  • Purchase mechanical parts from established vendors working with Engineering on particular materials specifications.
  • Keep internal customers apprised of order status and expected delivery times.
  • Order non-production supplies to support overall operations
  • Communicate with accounting any changes in terms.


  • 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing purchasing department
  • Mechanical parts purchasing experience.
  • Reading blueprints highly preferred.
  • SAP MRP experience required.
  • Works well with a team environment and a willingness to pitch in is needed.
  • Maintain a high sense of urgency on purchasing and supplier communications.