Gables Search Group, Inc.
$10 million dollar custom equipment manufacturer located in Addison, IL is hiring a Buyer due to an increase in sales and business
This organization rarely has an opening as the average tenure is 10+ years. They are a fast paced, family oriented organization that cares about the success of there employees
This role will lead to a Purchasing Manager role in 1-3 years
If you are searching for an organization that cares about their employees, offers great benefits and provides a challenge within a stable organization that has been in business for 50 years, then send us your resume.
Local candidates only and sponsorship is not available
Purchase and monitor an assigned category of inventory
Responsible for purchasing components, and various metals (sheet metal, steel and aluminum) domestically
Negotiate prices, leverage buys and analyze purchasing reports to reduce inventory and purchase a quality product at the best possible price
Manage inventory of purchased items required to fulfill the needs purchased
Manage and minimize excess/obsolete inventory
Utilize continuous improvement tools such as Kanban, just-in-time, postponement and other materials strategies to reduce inventory while increasing delivery.
Maintain integrity of ERP data and maintain accuracy of inventory transactions throughout entire planning and purchasing process
Improve fill rates, quality, lead times and needs while monitoring and tracking delivery performance
Bachelor degree is preferred; ideally in Supply Chain, Business, Operations or related
2-4 years of purchasing, buying experience is required
Prefer military vetrans
Experience in a manufacturing assembly operation or equivalent military experience
Must have purchasing experience, strongly prefer metals experience (sheet metal, coils, steel, aluminum) or similar
Must be able to read blueprints
Knowledge of ERP systems and MS Office
Intermediate with MS Excel; knowledge of formulas, vlookups, and pivot tables.
Excellent communication/presentation skills.
Self-directed, self-managed and ability to work in a complex custom manufacturing environment
Gables Search Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.gablessearch.com/
"GABLES Search Group, Inc. is a Professional Placement Firm, located near Historic Downtown Willoughby, approximately 15 miles East of Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Gables Search Group began in March of 2001 as Gables Technology, a staffing firm for information technology professionals. In March 2002, the focus of Gables Technology shifted to other Professions beyond just Technical personnel. Gables Search Group became officially incorporated in May 2003 and has streamlined its business to include four divisions. The divisions that currently make up Gables Search Group are the following: Accounting, Legal, Sales and Information Technology / Engineering. In each of these divisions, Gables Search Group provides placement for full and part-time permanent positions, in addition to temporary, and temporary to permanent placements. Each member of our highly trained and experienced sales and recruiting team is committed to identifying a company's needs and providing them with the most marketable candidate to fit their goals. We use this marketability to also find candidates a position which fits their background. Our resume database includes thousands of candidates and enables us to provide keyword searches and customized searches to fit a company's needs quickly. Some of the Professional Areas Gables Search Group, Inc. looks for are the following: Attorneys, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Docket Clerks. Besides Legal placements, Gables Search Group, Inc. has succeeded in finding quality candidates in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Management, Executive, Marketing, Sales, Administrative, and a host of other Professions. Following are some of Gables Search Group, Inc.'s areas of expertise within our Technical Division. We staff programming, application development, system integration, software testing, program development, ERP, hardware, LAN/WAN design and support as well as internet professionals. Our traditional staffing solutions can provide candidates with jobs in the areas of: technicians, quality control, administration, publications, sciences, industrial and manufacturing trades as well as professional trades. At Gables Search Group, Inc., we invest the time and energy to help find you a job which fits your qualifications and offers you the growth you desire. Based on a company's size, cost requirements and employee needs, we provide the program that fits their needs on or off site. Single point of contact, advanced on line services, customized recruiting, screening and orientation make Gables Search Group, Inc. your choice for Professional and Information Systems staffing needs. At Gables Search Group, Inc., we invest the time and energy to fit a company's needs, custom design a program to fit their goals and provide them with the best possible candidate. We can assist a company in maximizing their results from contingent staffing program(s) to retained and priority searches. "