Role details

Buyer - Mechanical

Tinley Park   •   USD55,000 - USD60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Industry-leading manufacturing firm
  • Impact role to help build supplier relationships and impact cost savings

About Our Client

Our client is an industry-leading manufacturing firm.

Job Description

  • Optimize material flow and delivery using MRP, internal planning, and forecasting tools.
  • Effectively build strong supply chain and vendor relationships.
  • Professionally negotiate price, manage quality, and ensure on-time delivery
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine the most valuable suppliers.
  • Proactive response to engineering changes to minimize obsolescence and shortages.
  • Coordinate and resolve issues regarding existing and new products. Interact with operations, engineering and sales to ensure all requirements are being met.
  • Remain abreast of supplier offerings, strengths and weaknesses, competitors, evolving opportunities, and communicate potential changes or improvements to management that increase company profitability and value.
  • Comply with Quality Management System requirements in accordance with ISO9001.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3+ years of purchasing experience
  • BS/BA required; CPM/CPIM preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of purchasing and supply chain execution, preferably in heavy equipment manufacturing
  • Commodity and mechanical knowledge in hydraulics (pumps, hoses, cylinders, filters), engines, tires, wheels, bearings, and rigging and lifting components
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel), experience with one or more ERP systems (ideally Epicor E9), and ability to quickly learn new systems

What's on Offer

$55k-$60k + 10% bonus

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