Procurement Buyer

CorTalent - Minnetonka, MN

You will work to procure all items for manufacturing and business needs for a fast-paced electronic manufacturing company. You will be required to understand ERP requirements and analyze vendor quotes to ensure best pricing and terms while maintaining quality. You will also make sure that the product supply is uninterrupted through inventory control and proper ordering procedures.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple product categories for day-to-day production needs
  • Manage shop and office supplies
  • Able to analyze, investigate and make decisions based on ERP. Update ERP system to ensure correct system planning calculations
  • Ensure vendors supply documentation for all requirements submitted on PO
  • Source parts and understand Engineering requirements for crossing parts
  • Research and develop solutions to problems that arise, such as shipping and pricing errors
  • Track PO schedules to ensure on-time delivery and expedite as needed
  • Participate in quarterly inventories
  • Develop and maintain good vendor relationships
  • Develop and maintain good internal relationships with co-workers throughout the company
  • Perform work as assigned. Act as backup for coworkers for other purchasing and material roles
  • Report to and work closely with V. P. Procurement

Job Requirements:

  • ERP Experience required. Experience with Workwise ERP System preferred
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Great attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks is necessary
  • Ability to continue multiple projects with interruptions
  • Highly initiative, self-directed and motivated
  • Strong organization skills
  • Domestic and International negotiation skills
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Understanding inventory control procedures and methods.
  • Experience with logistics
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
  • Solid communication skills
  • Requires a strong initiative, proactive nature and a sense of urgency
  • 2+ years of procurement experience
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Experience with Macs a plus


Posted On: Thursday, January 9, 2020

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