Bensenville, IL 60106

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Supply Chain Job Number: NA3020145224 Compensation: 33.00

Job Description

Title: Buyer
Location: Bensenville, IL
Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S. 
Hire Type: Contract to Hire
As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.
Job Duties: 
  1. Responsible for sourcing/purchasing of:
    1. machine parts or related hardware
    2. grinding supplies
    3. glass bead room/work area materials or supplies
    4. all other production-related materials including tools, and safety or general supplies
    5. shipping supplies
  2. Responsible for sourcing/purchasing laser and pressbrake parts or other consumables
  3. Shared responsibility with facilities for ordering building supplies, such as filters, equipment parts, fixture components, etc.               
  4. Oversee management of tool repairs, including tracking the current working inventory    
  5. Manage part vendor relationships; negotiates contract terms and contracting process; expedites scheduling of parts deliveries and tracks shipping when parts will be available; sources new vendors while maintaining current relationships
  6. Manage supplier relationships, including site visits, product education, troubleshooting to find better products or identifying new tools that would improve product quality
  7. Support production by trouble shooting issues if machinery is not functioning correctly
  8. Support the job quoting process with engineers as they identify parts or supplies needed to complete jobs and then assists going out to suppliers to get quotes
  9. Complete an annual re-evaluation of all vendors and current pricing agreements, in support of negotiating for better pricing and reducing production costs
  10. Support value stream team cost reduction strategies and goal setting
  • BS in Business
  • Intermediate level Computer Skills in Microsoft Office 
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Analyze data
  • Communicate with vendors
  • Emotionally Intelligent people skills
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information

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