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Posted Monday, May 15, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003777180

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Bensenville, IL
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Actalent is hiring for a Buyer!


Job Responsibilities:

-Responsible for sourcing/purchasing of:

-machine parts or related hardware

-grinding supplies

-glass bead room/work area materials or supplies

-all other production-related materials including tools, and safety or general supplies

-shipping supplies

-sheet metal

-tube and bar

-Responsible for sourcing/purchasing laser and press brake parts or other consumables

-Shared responsibility with facilities for ordering building supplies, such as filters, equipment parts, fixture components, etc.

-Oversee management of tool repairs, including tracking the current working inventory

-Manage part vendor relationships; negotiates contract terms and contracting process; expedites scheduling of parts deliveries and tracks shipping when parts will be available; sources new vendors while maintaining current relationships

-Manage supplier relationships, including site visits, product education, troubleshooting to find better products or identifying new tools that would improve product quality

-Support production by trouble shooting issues if machinery is not functioning correctly

-Support the job quoting process with engineers as they identify parts or supplies needed to complete jobs and then assists going out to suppliers to get quotes

-Complete an annual re-evaluation of all vendors and current pricing agreements, in support of negotiating for better pricing and reducing production costs

-Facilitate material returns to suppliers, as needed

-Follow-up on open orders; work with suppliers to ensure orders are fulfilled by promise day


-Bachelors degree in Engineering or Supply Chain/Business

-Minimum 1 year of experience in Industrial Engineering environment

-Experience utilizing Microsoft Office

-Strong negotiation and relationship building skills


-ERP Experience

Contact Information

Recruiter: Dana Nelson

Phone: +18472732762


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