New Berlin, WI 53151

Posted: 04/11/2024 Industry: Administrative Job Number: 44501

Job Description

A company in Burlington, WI that designs and manufactures comprehensive lines of auxiliary products for the plastics processing industry is looking to hire a Buyer. They maintain an expansive product line, which includes size reduction equipment (granulators and shredders), material conveying equipment, metering and blending devices, heat exchangers (mold temperature control units and chillers), drying systems, and presses. These products are marketed under such recognizable brand names as AEC, Sterling, Cumberland, Wabash and Carver.


The Buyer I is responsible assisting the purchasing department by processing purchase order, acknowledgements, and quotes. Work with vendors to expedite orders.


A successful candidate will be responsible for:


• Processing of department paperwork and correspondence including purchase orders, acknowledgements, and requests for quotes

• Analysis of material requirements per agreed upon schedule

• Review for appropriate action related to exception messages

• Work as the primary liaison between ACS Group and the supplier

• Negotiate part cost and contracts with suppliers

• Assisting the non-conforming material process for assigned commodities

• Development of department analyses and maintenance of data upon request

• Alert management of issues that could adversely affect the company

• Other duties as assigned


A qualified candidate will be pro-active, dedicated, and possess these basic requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain and/or equivalent business experience in a manufacturing environment

• Previous exposure to ERP systems is a plus

• This individual must be a self-starter with a keen interest in learning the entire purchasing task list ranging from the routine to the complex

• An understanding and desire to satisfy customers and improve processes is a required

• Experience with computer business applications is mandatory

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