• Posted 3 years ago
  • Addison, Illinois
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1st Shift Buyer


We are currently looking to hire a full time buyer for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. The spot pays 65-80K per year and is a direct opportunity. 


Summary Purchases raw materials, parts, assemblies, equipment, supplies, and services at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, delivery, and other factors. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Places purchase orders for production, non-production, and service items with approved suppliers.


Establishes strong relationship with key suppliers through regularly scheduled meetings, teleconference, or visits.


Issues requests for quotations to suppliers on new parts and established parts to get competitive bids and updated pricing and delivery schedules.


Negotiates with suppliers to achieve price reductions and maintains a record of cost reduction achievement.


Reviews open order status and provides detailed follow-up to ensure on-time delivery of goods to requested purchase order dates.


Resolves supplier billing discrepancies.


Works with the receiving department and quality assurance department to resolve orders with documentation and quality discrepancies.





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