Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Buyer 2

  • Job Tag: #LI-CN1
  • Posted: June 27,2024

SkyWater is partnering with a fast-growing industrial packaging company located in the Minneapolis area. They have provided top quality packaging and end-of-line automation solutions to various industries for nearly 50 years. Our client is continuing to build out their supply chain team as they look to add a Buyer 2. This person will focus on domestic purchasing and strategically negotiating with vendors and suppliers. This role also has the growth potential of leading a team in the near future!

Responsibilities

  • Planning/purchasing of materials to maintain inventory levels
  • Negotiate pricing and contracts with suppliers
  • Create and maintain vendor relationships
  • Coordinate with internal and external departments on pricing and lead times
  • Track purchase orders
  • Identify cost-savings strategies

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • 4+ years of purchasing experience within manufacturing or distribution
  • Epicor experience preferred
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Previous experience negotiating with vendors and suppliers
  • Strong attention to detail

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