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  • Location: Vassalboro
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 20 April 2017
    Senior Buyer - Aerospace
    An innovative company in Central Maine is now hiring a Senior Buyer. Your proven managerial and negotiation skills will enable you to contribute to the growth and profitability of a well-respected, industry-leading company in this exciting permanent position.

    What's in it for you?
    * Full time, direct hire position
    * Competitive salary and benefits package
    * Opportunities for advancement

    What will you be doing?
    * Ensuring that purchasing strategies are effective and achieve the organization's overall profit goals and objectives
    * Procuring the raw materials, supplies, parts, tools, supplies, and services required to meet operational needs
    * Negotiating prices and payment terms
    * Negotiating with external suppliers to establish mutually acceptable economic solutions

    What will you bring to the job?
    * Bachelor's degree or higher in business, supply chain, or a related field
    * Experience with aerospace and defense required
    * Proven managerial and negotiation skills
    * Demonstrated ability to win value in negotiations where suppliers may possess greater leverage
    * Ability to confidently and proactively address challenges, and set and achieve ambitious goals

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online or calling 207-622-1535.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!
    We love referrals, so please share our job with friends and family!
  • Location: Monteregie
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2017
    Manpower Solutions de recrutement est à la recherche d`un acheteur pour son partenaire d`affaire situé à Longueuil. Notre client est une importante compagnie, reconnue à travers tous le Canada.
    Nous sommes à la recherche d`un acheteur qui pourra travailler sur différents projets.

    Vous serez chargé de planifier / coordonner les besoins des différents départements, faire le suivi des pièces et gérer les inventaires. Vous devrez faire preuve d`une bonne capacité d`adaptation et une bonne résolutions de problèmes afin de gérer les urgences liées à la production des pièces.

    Nous recherchons une personne totalement bilingue ayant une bonne connaissance des logiciels de la suites office. SAP un atout. Vous devez aussi avoir un baccalauréat et une expérience d`au moins 5 années en approvisionnements .

    Salaire à négocier
  • Location: Hawaii
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2017
    Purchasing Clerk

    Temp to Hire Opportunity

    Starting pay range- $18-$20/Hr DOE

    Location: Kapolei

    Monday-Friday (Some Saturdays may be required)

    Responsibilities include:

    * Review purchase requisitions. Confer with vendors to obtain product or service pricing, availability and delivery schedule.
    * Prepare purchase orders and/or bid requests.
    * Review bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
    * Track the status of contracts and open orders.
    * Receive goods, expedite and coordinate delivery to users.
    * Finalize purchase order by matching to delivery receipt, packing slip or invoice and forward to accounting department to process payment.
    * Determine the source of trouble for defective or unacceptable goods or services with users, vendors and others. Take appropriate corrective action until resolved.
    * Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs and inventories.
    * Maintain equipment files (rides, vehicles, games, etc.) of parts purchased and maintenance completed for each.
    * Administer all aspects of vehicle/trailer licensing to include safety inspections, registration renewals and storage of vehicles. Keep accurate records of all transactions and vehicle/trailer statuses.
    * Work with accounting department to ensure all vendor accounts are clear.


    * Associate's degree from a two year college or university, or two years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    * Excellent computer skills. (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    * Read, write, analyze and interpret general business documents.
    * Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume.
    * Able to solve problems and handle situations in a professional manner.
    * Detail oriented and organized.
    * Excellent communication skills.
    * Able to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.
    * Work Saturdays during operations.
    * Have a valid driver's license and vehicle.
  • Location: Seymour
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017
    Well-known manufacturing company near the Crothersville, IN area is seeking a permanent Buyer Engineer to join their growing team! This position is compensated based upon previous experience, paying up to $60,000 to start.

    Seeking a qualified candidate to coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts and supplies for the organization.


    -Select products for purchase by testing, observing, examining and coordinating with other departments.
    -Estimate values according to knowledge of market price and analyzing the potential supplier's cost structure.
    -Expedites deliver of goods to users.
    -Prepares purchase orders, formal requests for quotations and letters of intent.


    -Ability to analyze quotations, develop budget and understand cost impact.
    -An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree is preferred
    -Must have previous experience in automotive purchasing
    -Ability to analyze manufacturing processes (Kaizen, Kanban, Six Sigma)
    -Flexibility for travel

    Please apply today with an updated, detailed resume to be considered for this excellent permanent opportunity.
  • Location: Williamsburg
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017
    Do you have previous experience as a Purchasing Administrator? Are you looking for a new opportunity?

    Job Duties Include:
    Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment
    Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing

    Ideal Candidate will possess strong customer service skills, computer skills, and be detail oriented.

    Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. Position works Monday-Friday 1st shift.
  • Location: Duluth
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017
    PURCHASING ASSISTANT, Duluth, Minnesota
    A well respected company has a full time opening working Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, $13 per hour to start. Positive and supportive work environment along with room to grow and a full benefits plan.


    * Receive inbound calls and respond to calls as appropriate
    * Maintain multiple customer and vendor accounts in database
    * Accurately and efficiently enter customer sales orders, purchase orders, quotes and returns
    * Release sales orders and purchase orders according to requirements
    * Monitor and track changes, ensuring all supporting documents are on file
    * Monitor and track order changes and assist with disposition of obsolete inventory
    * Promptly resolve customer service issues to the customer's satisfaction per company procedures and standards
    * Communicate customer needs and follow through to end result
    * Work closely with production, purchasing, shipping, and quality and to ensure customer's needs are met
    * Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to facilitate on-time delivery, track and monitor changes, and measure/improve results
    * Perform administrative duties, reports and special projects associated with Customer Support and Purchasing
  • Location: Boise
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 03 April 2017
    Are you forward thinking and innovative? Well we are hiring!

    What is Manpower hiring for you may ask?! We are hiring for a back office procurement specialist!

    What does a back office procurement specialist do exactly?

    -You will be responsible for fulfilling internal customer orders in an accurate and timely manner. You may also be responsible for maintaining purchasing data for department systems and providing purchasing program support. The company we are hiring for loves to continuously improve performance, so you will be require to identify opportunity for improvement with efficiency, effectiveness of purchasing systems, programs, and processes.

    Other Responsibilities:

    Create Purchase Orders (PO's)
    Process Purchase Requisitions through inventory planning
    Support and process P-Card purchasing requests
    Engage with suppliers to confirm pricing, delivery and terms on purchases
    Maintain purchase orders through Transactional Support and Stakeholder Collaboration
    Provide Administrative functional, and project support to optimize procurement services
    Have knowledge of contract negotiation


    High School Diploma
    SAP Experience A Plus!!!
    1 year experience in purchasing
    Excellent verbal and written skills
    Interested? Send your resume to tyler.christensen@manpower.com or call 208-249-2850
  • Location: Williamsport
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 30 March 2017
    Purchasing Buyer
    Location: New Columbia, PA
    Shift: 1st Shift
    Pay Rate: $15-$20/hr

    Have you worked in a Purchasing position before and are interested in working for one of the top Companies in the Area? This is the job for you!

    Summer: To satisfy internal customer requirements for parts and services utilizing the best source and at the correct levels to the required schedule.

    Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    - Maintains and improves supplier base required to support needs of internal customers. Responsible for approved supplier base.
    - Responsible to present vendor product or service improvements to internal customers through vendor visits and presentations to internal customers.
    - Analyzes requisitions for completeness, clarity, lead-time required and commodity consolidation potential. Recommends substitution for the purpose of cost savings or improved delivery.
    - Reviews or selects recommended bidders, issues inquires, and obtains quotations from qualified bidders.
    - Buyer follows up to insure delivery schedules are met. Works to improve supplier lead-times.
    - Maintains timely control of orders, revisions, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate, professional and legal retention of records.
    - Maintain effective communication with supervisor, internal customers, suppliers, team members and any colleague as required.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individual must be a motivated self-starter requiring little or no supervision. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school; one to two year's related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    If you are interested in the position please apply today! To learn more about the job you can contact your local Representative at 570-321-6688.

    We are an EOE/AA Employer and do not discriminate against applicants who are women, minority, veterans or on the basis of disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • Location: Spartanburg
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2017
    We are seeking a Purchasing Agent to join our team! You will be responsible for the direct purchasing of materials necessary to complete operational projects. This is a direct hire position paying $75k.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    ·Procure and manage direct/indirect material for assigned commodities.

    · Manage and improve supplier performance.

    · Manage and assist in cost and inventory control initiatives.

    · Participate on assigned projects/initiatives as needed.

    · Stock procurement/replenishment for assigned commodities.

    · Daily review of critical items below minimum, allocations or stock outs for all responsible branches.

    · Address and process customer back-orders and stock requests submitted via the system.

    · Meet or exceed defined item availability service level for assigned branches.

    · Meet or exceed defined inventory turns for assigned branches.

    · Ensure accuracy of replenishment system data i.e. (lead-time, forecasting, standard package and buy multiplies).

    · Assist branches on special buys in an effort to enhance and/or protect margins and maintain acceptable inventory levels.

    · Work with branch associates to perpetuate stock sales growth for all responsible branches.

    · Assist branches with non-conformity receipt issues.

    · Assist supplier base with NPI process (New Product Introduction).

    · Assist branches with supplier review process.

    · Assist branches on project/direct buys in an effort to maximize gross margin potential through applied supplier leverage techniques.

    · Negotiate supplier returns where applicable.

    · Negotiate returns on requests received from Inventory Control (Asset) Manager for all returns that are not pre-negotiated.

    · Other duties as assigned.


    · 4 year Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or relevant degree plus purchasing experience. In lieu of degree, 7 years work experience in supply chain, or CPM/APICS certification.

    · Strong negotiation and supplier management skills.

    · Experience performing in a purchasing, manufacturing and project participation environment is preferred.

    · Ability to negotiate lowest possible stock material acquisition cost.

    · MRP/ERP experience.

    · Attention to detail.

    · Excellent time management skills.

    · Ability to prioritize and organize.

    · Excellent computer skills including MS Office products and a high proficiency with an ERP system.

    · Ability to work closely with others in a fast paced environment.

    · Solid mathematical skills.