Job: Buyer

Title Buyer
Categories Operations and Supply Chain
Location Greater St. Cloud Area
Job Information

SkyWater Search Partners is looking for a Buyer for a client of ours in the St. Cloud area. This would be a direct hire opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Sources new customers and maintains existing client relationships
  • Obtains quotes and negotiates pricing
  • Vendor Management
  • Oversees inventory and implements cost savings and purchasing procedures and strategies
  • Works alongside subcontractors
  • Deal with supplier at all times during the process (intake, bid proposal, delivery, quality, etc.)



Desired Skills and Experience:

Job Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Four year degree or equivalent professional work experience
  • Experience in a purchasing or other procurement role in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Ability to communicate with vendors, clients, customers, and internal teams effectively – both electronically, written and verbally
  • This individual should be competitive, personable and resourceful with a desire to grow within a company


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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