Contract Buyer - 2259
Job Opportunity at Productive Resources

Posted on Nov 15    641-828-6266

Location: Greenville, WI
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4144577

Job Description
Productive Resources has been providing engineering services to some of the nation’s largest and most renowned companies for almost fifteen years. Our reputation for quality, teamwork, and innovative solutions keeps our clients turning to us to meet their engineering service’s needs. Our contacts and experience combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you.
This opportunity is for a Contract Buyer on site at our client. As an employee of Productive Resources, you will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services from a class or family of suppliers in direct support of manufacturing operations. Primary contact with suppliers in the areas of supplier performance, engineering change implementation, flow of material, inventory control, and disposition of non-conforming goods.
  • Spearhead all business conducted with suppliers and coordinate internal actions between supplier and the product. 
  • Communicate parts availability issues to appropriate buyer and zone team members. 
  • Disposition of non-conforming material and communicate non-conforming parts issues that affect build to buyer and zone team members.
  • Communicate inventory level set ups to PFEP Specialist. 
  • Communicate packaging issues to materials. 
  • Communicate pre-paint parts issues to materials, buyer and zone team members. 
  • Create and present purchasing metrics to management for the zone. 
  • Participate in lean events for the zone. 
  • Represent purchasing at production related meetings and address supplier delivery issues. 
  • Represent purchasing on root cause analysis team to fix material shortages and report on critical items. 
  • Ensure smooth cut in of change notices. 
  • Support new model introduction into production area. 
  • Drive change in supplier shipping and packaging habits. 
  • Assist in Kanban implementation to zone for purchased parts. 
  • Create spot buy and blanket orders with suppliers. 
  • Manage and maintenance MRP message activities. 
  • Part number setup files under purchasing control. 
  • Create debits memos, and credit memos as needed. 
  • Website communication and training with suppliers. 
  • Inventory control activities for material stored at suppliers. 
  • Shortage updates and critical concern maintenance. 
  • Insure the proper flow of material.
  • Support all procedures for government regulations and public laws. 
  • Provide feedback to manufacturing and purchasing management concerning potential problems that could affect manufacturing operations. 
No sponsorships are available for this opportunity.
  • Bachelor's degree in fields of Business, Economics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related field.
Preferred Skills
  • Robust purchasing skills.
  • Work independently.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Work well with leadership.
  • Diligence and follow-up is crucial. 
  • Experience with manufacturing/mechanical components mfg. 
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