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Job Description

Owatonna, Minnesota
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Date Posted:
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
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Want a job where you can use your analytical and critical thinking skills while maintaining effective relationships? A trusted leader of agricultural equipment since the 1930's is looking for a Buyer!

-Review current stocking levels and determine appropriate ordering volume to meet production and customer demands
-Prepare purchase orders for goods and services
-Manage vendor lead times and hold vendors accountable to delivery schedules
-Respond to inquiries regarding the status of purchase orders and resolve discrepancies regarding order quantity, pricing, and delivery
-Analyze costs on purchase parts to seek out cost savings through negotiations or new supply sources
-Maintain supplier relationships and develop new supply sources where vendors are inadequate or alternatives are necessary
-Support continuous improvement efforts and cost reductions in products and processes

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

-Knowledge of the supply chain process
-Organizational and prioritization skills
-Ability to handle multiple projects at once
-Effective communicator
-Analytical and critical thinking skills
-Ability to maintain positive internal and external relationships


1-4 years

-1-3 years of purchasing, materials management, or related manufacturing field experience
-Bachelor's degree in Business or related field preferred

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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.