Position Title: Buyer
Department: Purchasing/Material
Reports to: Purchasing/Materials Manager

Position Summary

Under Purchasing Manager’s direction, places orders as well as expedites assigned commodities.  Provides a variety of clerical support functions to purchasing and assists in vendor communications.  Insures organized information flow and smooth daily operations in the purchasing group and other operations groups.

Primary Responsibilities
  1. Purchases assigned commodities.
  2. Processes returned goods in a timely manner.
  3. Expedites and pre-expedites open purchase orders.
  4. Obtain New Supplier form and attach in Syspro.
  5. Updates all PO due dates.
  6. Creates and maintains the filing system for all purchasing documents.
  7. Update Supplier ISO Cert., and identifies if Critical or Sole source.
  8. Responsible to obtain product shelf life.
  9. Obtain quotes and documents quoted in Sypro by part.
  10. Performs data entry of purchasing transactions.
  11. Provide prints with all outgoing PO’s where warranted.  Ensure print revision matches PO revision.
  12. Process MA & PR forms.
  13. Create jobs for order placement.
  14. Coordinates print requests to documentation for order placement and RFQ’s.
  15. Provides support as requested from other departments within Preco.
  16. Ensure Po’s have detailed information for every part.
  17. Supply Preco driver with daily pick up and delivery requirements.
Hiring Qualifications
  • High school graduate with college business courses desired.
  • Minimum 3 years business experience; 1-year purchasing experience desired.
  • Must be able to read fabricated parts drawings.
  • Good communications, written and verbal skills.
  • Familiarity with PC’s and applications software.
Physical Demands
  • Direct communications with company personnel and external suppliers.

All Preco, Inc. employees are empowered to stop production and notify their supervisor/manager if an unsafe act or product quality concern is occurring.  Also, each member of the Preco – Somerset team is responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in problem solving teams as necessary.

To Apply

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This position is located in Somerset, WI

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