Sr. Buyer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $68,000 - $80,000 per year
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Sr. Buyer

Randstad is looking for a Senior Buyer for a valued manufacturing customer of ours. The Senior Buyer will report directly to the President and is directly responsible for the Business Units end to end supply chain operations. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. Will be Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm. Will offer $68,000-80,000 depending on experience, as well as outstanding benefits, PTO, 401K.

This company thrives on team work and providing a product and service that not only delivers great value to their customers but also drives company growth and internal advancement opportunities. If working with a stable organization who values their employees and works hard to deliver a good product and service than this is the right opportunity for you.

If you or anyone you know is interested in this role please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at 612-332-2370 or email us at

??? Manage the company's supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending
??? Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
??? Invent negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
??? Optimize procurement procedures to attain maximum efficiency
??? Work closely with Strategic Sourcing to maximize supply chain performance.
??? Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
??? Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
??? Create Purchase Orders for materials; monitor and track delivery dates of materials and determine quantity and timing of deliveries
??? Participate in the development of new sources and implement new product launches as well as minimizing the financial impact of end of life products.
??? Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

--Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration or minimum of 8 years of related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
--Must have understanding of market dynamics, commodity analysis and sound business judgment.
--Experience in production planning, including product launches, product end-of-life and midstream component changes required.
--Must be comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data.
--Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required. Strong Excel skills, including VLOOKUP, pivot tables and data mining.
--Strong organization skills: must be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workflow.
--Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, accurate, and timely.

If you are interested in the role, please submit your resume to Kari at to be considered for the opportunity, or give me a call at 612-332-2370.

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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