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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.