Job Description

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

Buyer

  • Job Tag: #LI-CN1
  • Posted: June 11,2024

SkyWater is partnering with a custom manufacturing company to help them find their next buyer. You’ll be joining a company that is has an awesome culture and is continuing to see strong growth YoY. This person will be responsible for placing purchasing orders, contacting vendors on orders, maintaining inventory levels, and working alongside the engineering team to ensure all components are purchased for each project. This is a role where you get to wear many hats in the purchasing department. 

Responsibilities

  • Planning/purchasing of raw materials
  • Negotiate pricing and contracts with suppliers
  • Create and maintain vendor relationships
  • Resolve any issues with vendors or suppliers
  • Identify cost-savings strategies
  • Track purchase orders from the supplier to production floor
  • Making tough decisions based on historical trends and data

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2 or 4 year degree preferred
  • 1+ years of purchasing experience. Ideally coming from a manufacturing setting.
  • Understanding of vendor management and sourcing strategies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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