• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 139479


Are you a Buyer who has buying experience within a manufacturing environment? Are you a Buyer who is looking for an opportunity that offers great benefits?

Our client is an award-winning, technology-driven manufacturing company that works with companies worldwide. They provide their employees with a clean, safe, and modern work environment.


As a Buyer, you will be responsible for purchasing parts and supplies required throughout the manufacturing facility and office areas.

  • Negotiate price and order quantities to service the needs of the business at optimum cost, and the use of appropriate purchasing techniques to help optimize lead times and cost
  • Enter purchase orders into the business system, contact suppliers to place orders and amend purchase orders as needed
  • Check with suppliers to make sure material arrives by required date and expedites as necessary
  • Maintain positive supplier relationships
  • Resolve all pricing discrepancies between quoted and invoiced prices with suppliers
  • Enter and maintain purchased part information
  • Return questionable items to supplier, determine reason for return and communicate urgency of receiving replacement items, determine if a part is to be repaired or replaced
  • Perform sourcing of new or alternative suppliers for products using various resources
  • Monitor back orders through shortage reports and expedites as required
  • Assist with resolving issues with inventory when it arrives
  • Participate in process improvement and support “lean” activities


  • 2+ years of buying experience within the manufacturing environment
  • Must have a working knowledge of integrated manufacturing process for timely ordering and/or expediting of purchased parts, including understanding forecasts and production plans
  • Ability to read blueprints is preferred
  • Any international experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field is a huge plus
  • Excel skills
  • Strong and accurate data entry skills
  • Professional
  • Excellent communication and follow up skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to multitask and have a high attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic


  • Wellness incentive plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible hours
  • Company that treats their employees like family
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays


Hours: 7:30am – 5:00pm

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Buyer position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 139479

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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