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Buyer

Company: Butler Technical Group
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Buyer

Location: Davenport, IA (52804)

Job ID #: 61116

Duration: 6 Month Contract With Possible Extension For Another 6 Months

Work Status: United States Citizen

Work Hours: Day Time Hours / 1st Shift Position / Monday To Friday / 40 Hours Per Week

Pay Rate: $30.82 Per Hour

Notes: We are looking for a Temp Buyer II ASAP reporting to the manager. Temp to hire is desired, but will depend on performance. 6 month contract. Much of the work will be remote to manager discretion, but when company implements a "return to work" plan, onsite reporting will be required. We are seeking a Buyer for our rapidly-growing Davenport, IA facility. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team and will plan, schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle and will determine required materials purchases.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Procure a variety of goods and services in accordance with company policies in an MRP/ERP environment.

Review and issue purchase-orders and make necessary changes to include: obtaining quotes, negotiating costs, payment terms, and related issues.

Expedite and track required parts or processes to support production schedules.

Will be expected to execute engineering changes within the plant and with external suppliers.

Serve as liaison between internal customers and suppliers.

Assist in resolving supplier related quality issues.

Expected to mentor less experienced buyers and internal customers.

Perform duties in accordance with FAR, DFAR, and other government regulations in accordance with policies and procedures.

Occasional travel is required.

Perform all duties according to prescribed safety, health, and environmental principles.

Ability to work well in team environment.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree plus 2 years' experience in manufacturing environment, or an Associate's degree plus 4 years' experience in a manufacturing environment, or High School Diploma (or equivalent) plus 7 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.

3+ Years negotiating experience.

3+ Years purchasing experiencing in a manufacturing environment.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Business, Finance, or Supply Chain

Professional certifications (i.e. APICS, ISM, etc.)

Working knowledge of ERP or MRP Systems

Experience reading blueprints

Documented MS Office experience: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Demonstrated verbal, written, and presentation skills

Keywords: Butler Technical Group, Davenport , Buyer, Other , Davenport, Iowa

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