CorTalent - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Summary

The Buyer is a customer focused role responsible for supporting service level agreements with internal stakeholders. The Buyer will work closely with the Sourcing Manager to ensure order accuracy to support project needs. This role will help to refine and redefine the buyer role in a rapidly evolving and growing company.

Essential Functions

  • Manage the day-to-day relationship with Compute North supply partners
  • Place and confirm vendor receipt of purchase orders
  • Track progress and field receipt of orders (transformers, equipment enclosures, IT hardware) to support project needs
  • Track lead times of critical items
  • Lead meetings with critical partners on an established cadence to monitor orders in progress and identify future concerns
  • Attend production meetings
  • Expedite purchase orders
  • Obtain spot quotes
  • Facilitate clearance of held invoices
  • Escalate concerns to management
  • Partner with Sourcing Manager to understand business requirements, strategies, and objectives

 Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience working with purchasing principles, processes, and best practices
  • MS Office such as Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook
  • 1+ years of experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software

Educational Requirements

  • Associate degree

Skill Requirements

  • Strong problem-solving and critical-analysis ability to identify and resolve resolving supply issues
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams


Posted On: Monday, March 21, 2022

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