• , MN

Buyer – Contract Manufacturing

Looking for a great opportunity to apply your purchasing experience with a growing Manufacturer on the South side of the twin Cities? Our client has been in business over 50 years and has a reputation for customization and customer service! We’re looking for a buyer to plan and purchase all materials for production and inventory targets.


This position reports to the Purchasing Manager, and will provide you with the responsibilities of:

  • Timely planning and purchasing of materials to support production schedules and inventory strategies
  • Seeking and establishing new supply sources for new and existing products
  • Supplier evaluation and management ot ensure schedules, costs and quality objectives are achieved.


An excellent candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Three years’ experience in purchasing and planning in a manufacturing environment
  • Plastics experience highly preferred
  • Proven relational, supplier management and negotiation skills
  • Strong ERP/MRP knowledge,
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • APICS CPIM, CRIM or CPM certification highly desired

This is a high profile, highly visible position that is critical to the performance of the business and you will be a key player in this company’s success. Your efforts will position you for future career growth!

Interested? Please apply on-line or send your resume to Please reference Job ID# mr2897 when applying.

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