• Senior Buyer

    Location US-WI-Deerfield
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Buyer/Planner is responsible for commodities or assignments requiring application of basic purchasing principles, theories and concepts.  The Buyer ensures timely acquisitions of product or service from known sources of supply.



    • Responsible for accuracy of all visibility and action reports for commodities assigned
    • Responsible for completion of all tasks generated by action/visibility reports, including monthly MRP reports, looking to Senior Buyer/Planner and/or Procurement Specialist for direction and problem resolution
    • Balance production schedule support and ABC inventory classifications in scheduling production materials
    • Respond to shortage notices and expedite requests
    • Complete all aspects of the procurement cycle in a positive and ethical manner
    • Comply with the "Purchasing Policy Manual", contents, applications and requirements
    • Provide support and assistance to other buyers/planners as requested
    • Comply with company policies and procedures regarding Employee health, safety, and conduct.


    • BA/BS degree or equivalent
    • A minimum of five years experience in a high mix / option electronics manufacturing environment is preferred
    • Solid background working with contract manufacturers
    • FDA/PMA experience highly preferred
    • CPM/CPIM Certification in progress and/or equivalent college level
    • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills necessary in order to obtain mutually beneficial goals between departments and suppliers
    • Materials Management/Purchasing course completion preferred

    • Relevant experience in supplier negotiation is helpful

    Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

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