• location: Saint Paul, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $20 per hour
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Contract position: Leader in medical device manufacturing is looking for a Junior Buyer in Brooklyn Park, MN. Will consider university or internship experience, but 2+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. This is a contract opportunity expected to last 6 months, could be longer based on performance. Currently we are only looking for local candidates. Great Contractor Benefits! Apply Now!

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Make buying decisions from various suppliers.
  • Analyze and manage appropriate reports such as blanket P.O. reports, supplier performance reports, MRP exception reports and open P.O. reports to ensure on-time material availability and proper inventory levels.
  • Investigate and review all material quality complaints and problems, both internal and external and forward correspondence to appropriate personnel.
  • Analyze excess and obsolete material and initiate disposition via various channels, both internal and external.
  • Analyze quotations to ensure that proposals meet with government regulations and accepted trade practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of purchasing and associated materials management systems.
  • Develop skills and obtain knowledge in project management, purchasing related materials management systems, negotiation, and contract terms and conditions.
Requirements for the Buyer

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or technical field preferred.
  • 2-3 years purchasing experience preferred.
  • Medical manufacturing industry background desired.
  • Knowledge of procurement practices and techniques preferred.
  • C.P.M and/or CPIM certification desirable.
  • Comprehension of MRP II and it's operating environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of Total Quality Management Desired.

  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance, and more...
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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