Senior Buyer
Holland Company - Crete, IL

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Senior Buyer, Holland L.P.

Reports to: Purchasing Manager Department/Location: Purchasing/Crete

Division: HED

JOB SUMMARY:

To expedite and purchase quality parts and services for all Holland divisions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers for raw materials, parts, and services.
  • Source and develop new suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders, track, and expedite delivery.
  • Participate in project production meetings from concept to delivery.
  • Return non-conforming parts and parts needing repair to suppliers
  • Utilize quality system to support supplier quality.
  • Fully utilize IFS to create reports needed to support purchasing functions.
  • Maintain excellent communications with internal customers and suppliers
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Standing, walking, bending, and sitting for extended periods are required to perform basic office functions.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds is regularly required for photocopying, filing and other record keeping duties.
  • Vision must be sufficient for inputting data into a computer.
  • Keyboarding skills that reduce the risk of carpal tunnel and other office-related injuries.
  • Willingness to wear PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots) as needed
  • Some travel may be required including ground and air travel

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
  • General office environment
  • Open cubicle arrangement

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • College degree
  • Three to five years purchasing experience related to mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment components preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Action oriented
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Pass a mandatory pre-employment drug screen, background check, and have a current valid drivers license

Wage Type: Salaried Non Exempt

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