Purchasing Buyer


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Sheboygan, WI - (USA) 3114 South Business Drive WI Sheboygan , WI - 53081 Phone : 920-458-6141



Job Description


Manpower is currently recruiting for a Buyer to work with our client located in Kohler, WI.

What is the position?

* The Buyer is responsible for assisting in the purchasing, negotiating and delivery of materials, equipment and/or services from suppliers.

* Preparing and evaluating supplier quotations and services to determine most competitive solution

* Participate in complex sourcing projects and supplier performance reviews

* Perform a variety of complicated procurement tasks.

* Drive the Request for Quotations/acquisition process to secure goods/services in the assigned area of spend to ensure competitiveness and to limit risk

* Participate in the review of purchase requirements with internal customer(s) - Obtain supplier quotations/proposals on prospective purchases - Review bid proposals, quotes and make recommendations - Expedite goods and services if needed and follow-up on major orders to ensure proper handling and delivery

* Drive the supplier approval and management process by - Maintaining direct contact with suppliers to ensure commitments are met - Supporting resolution of service issues with suppliers - Maintaining ongoing supplier performance data for periodic internal/external review - Monitoring supplier performance and the development of improvement plans

* Maintain required records such as quotes, price lists and supplier correspondence Interact with cross functional teams each consisting of category teams, supplier quality, materials management, engineering, marketing and operations

What's in it for you?

* Competitive pay rates

* Weekly paycheck

* Learn new skills

* Option to take free college courses and skills training

What you bring to the job?

* Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business or Engineering

* Familiarity with a variety of purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures

* Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

* Microsoft Office suite skill set with experience in SAP a plus.

* Effective written and oral communication skills.

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