Job: Buyer

Title Buyer
Categories Operations and Supply Chain
Location Minneapolis
Job Information

SkyWater Search Partners is looking for an experienced Buyer for a client of ours in Minneapolis. This would be a salaried, direct hire opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Seek out strategic partnerships with vendors for cost reduction on products and overall optimization opportunities
  • Spearhead supplier development
  • Manage supplier performance
  • Support new product intros by working with R&D
  • Strategic sourcing and purchasing methods
Desired Skills and Experience:

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, or other related degree

Working knowledge of operational purchasing, strategic sourcing, raw materials and direct/indirect goods

Manufacturing environment knowledge and purchasing know-how

Vendor Relationship experience

Extensive knowledge with negotiation strategies and tactics

Knowledge of SAP, SRM or ERP

Job ID# 877
About Skywater Search Partners

Start with your short list.™

Led by a group of seasoned search industry professionals, SkyWater Search Partners brings new focus to a novel concept, “short list search”.  Our purpose is to leave a lasting impression on the clients we serve by providing individuals who will make a measurable difference in their business.  We strive to consistently deliver great results to our clients in a very timely manner.

Our practice areas are led by highly experienced executive recruiters who take great care in fully understanding client requirements and candidate qualifications.

Practice Expertise:

– Accounting and Finance

– Consumer Package Goods (CPG)

– Engineering

– Human Resources (HR)

– Information Technology

– Operations

– Sales and Marketing

– Supply Chain

Founded on long-standing relationships and hundreds of successful placements throughout the Twin Cities business community, SkyWater Search Partners is a proven resource for clients and candidates looking to quickly and confidently explore their “short list” of best choices. Count on us to find the best people – and the best fit.

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