Highland, IL 62249
CTR Group is seeking a Buyer for a direct hire position in the East St. Louis, IL area.
COMPETITIVE PAY AND BENEFITS OFFERED!
Review provisions for material budget.
Maintain supplier relationships to meet company objectives.
Confirm availability of materials to meet production schedules.
Assist in buying decisions.
Maintain database to ensure data is correct for components and supplier information.
Market trend analysis
Negotiate agreements to meet/exceed company objectives.
Approve purchase orders to ensure compliance with requirements for assigned commodities.
Work with various departments to establish manufacturers of required material.
Develop and implement strategic sourcing activities to meet objectives.
Issue purchase orders to cover requirements for products, goods, and services.
Coordinate with suppliers on-time delivery performance, quality, cost reductions, inventory turns, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor s degree in Business or other related field and two years of buying experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Two or more years of experience as a Buyer, or related position, preferably in manufacturing.
Knowledge of MRP applications a must.
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office is required.
Travel may be required as necessary.
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