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Supply Chain - Buyer I

Location : Waukesha, WI
Job Type : Direct Hire
Compensation : 50000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Supply Chain - Buyer I (Direct Hire Career Opportunity)


Fantastic opportunity for recent supply chain graduates!! Extremely successful Employee Owned Manufacturer in Waukesha (who is in process of building and moving into a brand new facility in Brookfield, WI due to their exponential growth) has an immediate entry level opportunity on their Supply Chain team!!


Great work environment, opportunity to start your supply chain career with a great mentor, competitive compensation and outstanding benefits package including employee stock option plan (ESOP) along with and long term growth opportunity!  


Position Summary:


• Run ERP/MRP status reports and analyze for adequate levels of materials to meet projected production needs.

• Process MRP requisitions; review and approve purchase orders and/or blanket orders and schedule materials and services to meet productions requirements while leveraging contract agreements, price breaks and competitive quotes.

• Fax, mail, and/or e-mail purchase orders to suppliers.

• Expedite past due orders, materials, and parts shortages with a sense of urgency.

• Coordinate with suppliers for services and urgent drop shipments, obtain freight tracking numbers and communicate to engineering/sales status of delivery.

• Assist with Buyout pricing and schedules for major commodities.

• Maintain close, harmonious liaison with all departments to keep their needs in mind and to keep departments informed of market conditions, delivery dates, catalog information and status of purchase orders.

• Carry out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures. Reconcile system discrepancies, process inventory transactions and adjustments according to departmental procedures.

• Conduct physical inventory of supplies, good-in-process and maintain accurate purchasing records to reflect approved vendors and current cost of materials.

• Assist in reconciling invoice and receiving transaction discrepancies.

• Coordinate request for quotes, track responses and compile analysis. Set up part numbers for purchase items as needed, including pricing, costing, lead-time, supplier, and MRP planning information.

• Help sourcing search for new suppliers, goods, and services as required.

• Record supplier non-conformances and follow appropriate corrective actions per departmental procedures. Process returns for defective materials and parts and expedite replacement materials and parts.

• Prepare supplier performance results and distribute to key suppliers.

• Assist with the establishment of supplier managed, or consignment inventories.


Required Qualifications :
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management or related field. 

Strong computer proficiency including Microsoft Excel

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