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 timely manner.
  3. Expedites and pre-expedites open purchase orders.
  4. Maintain new supplier information, including quality certifications.
  5. Updates all PO due dates.
  6. Creates and maintains the filing system for all purchasing documents.
  7. Send and maintain RFQ’s
  8. Performs data entry of purchasing transactions.
  9. Provide prints with all outgoing PO’s where warranted.  Ensure print revision matches PO revision.
  10. Process purchasing requisitions.      
  11. Create jobs for order placement, if necessary.
  12. Provides support as requested from other departments within Preco.
  13. Ensure PO’s have detailed information for every part.
  14. Work with shipping/receiving department to ensure proper mode of transit for PO’s

Hiring Qualifications

  • High school graduate with college business courses desired.
  • 2 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to read fabricated parts drawings desired.
  • Good communications, written and verbal skills.
  • Familiarity with PC’s and applications software.
  • High school graduate with college business courses desired.
  • 2 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to read fabricated parts drawings desired.
  • 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 

Send resume to: hr@precoinc.com
This position is located in Somerset, WI