Senior Buyer


Elk Grove Village, IL




This position is responsible for the activities related to the procurement and scheduling of goods and services needed to support the manufacturing function. Each buyer will be assigned to a unique product group.
Major Responsibilities – reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions:
    • Insure there is adequate inventory to support our internal needs through requisitions sent in by key members of Operations.
    • Review requisitions to determine the correct amount of inventory to order. The decision of how much to order and when to have parts arrive are determined on the price of the product and the customer need.
    • Obtain and negotiate timely quote information on price and stock availability from suppliers to help ensure the sales departments ability to quote customers quickly and accurately.
    • Maintain inventory levels in line with company/departmental guidelines.
    • Schedule and expedite open purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery.
    • Maintain the inventory purchase order file by updating delivery, price and part number information concerning material currently on order with suppliers.
    • Obtain best price/value on all purchases, thereby increasing company profit margins and quality of products.
    • Assist in maintaining the list of approved vendors


Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization


Bachelors or better.


5+ year: Experience buying for a manufacturer, including outsourcing of some production items.

Bachelor degree in Business or Supply Chain Management, equivalent degree or experience.


CPIM certification preferred (Certified in Production and Inventory Management).


Employment Type

Contractors Accepted

Employment Offered

Compensation Schedule



  • Posted: 1/31/2019
  • Updated: 2/21/2019
  • Expires: 2/21/2019


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