Technical Buyer

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH34474

Location

Shakopee

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD40000-65000 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435 Phone : 612-630-1200

ContactNumber

612-630-1200

Job Description

A leading supplier in control and automation technology is seeking a Technical Buyer to join their team!







JOB SUMMARY







The Technical Buyer is responsible for improving quality and reducing costs through negotiation and coordination with international and domestic vendors. This position is responsible for providing support to manufacturing, sales, engineering, quality and accounting departments as needed.







ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES







* Set up and maintain main data in SAP

* Generate, create, alter, and cancel purchase orders

* Obtain and enter purchase order confirmations from suppliers to SAP

* Coordinate with suppliers and internal departments for direct or indirect material

* Determine whether air freight or sea freight is necessary for goods coming from international vendors

* Obtain quotes for and source items /services

* Update purchase orders to reflect current information regarding the status of inbound goods

* Assist with inventory management

* Follow up on or expedite purchase orders

* Create and update vendor information

* Assist in the part change process

* Assist in new part creation

* Purchasing, procurement, or planning projects/tasks as assigned











QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS







Education / Experience







* S. or B.S. with an emphasis in business

or

* Minimum of three years of experience in a related field







Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities







* Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office

* Basic math skills (standard and metric)

* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal)

* Ability to work well independently as well as with others

* Intermediate knowledge of SAP

* Ability to think analytically and problem solve

* Ability to negotiate



Ideal candidate will be hands on as they will need to learn company products and spend time working in Production for a period of time to start. Have done ½ days in Production and ½ days in Purchasing for up to 6 months.







This is a Direct Hire Opportunity with potential for advancement!







Compensation: $45,000 - $65,000+ depending on experience.