• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: $54,275.94-$65,221.60/yr. based on experience
Job ID: 142412


Are you a Direct Hire Buyer who has 5-8 years of buyer experience within the manufacturing environment? Are you a Direct Hire Buyer who is looking for an opportunity within a company that offers great benefits?

Our client has been in the retail industry for over 50 years. They are a supplier for all things recreation, work, home, and life.


As a Buyer, you will purchase parts and supplies for the company as well as negotiate prices and order quantities.

  • Enter purchase orders & contact suppliers to place orders and amend them
  • Check with suppliers to make sure material arrives by required date and expedites
  • Maintain positive supplier relationships
  • Resolve pricing discrepancies between quoted and invoiced prices with suppliers
  • Enter and maintain purchased part information
  • Return questionable items to supplier and determine reason for return
  • Perform sourcing of new or alternative suppliers
  • Monitor back orders through shortage reports
  • Assist with inventory issues


  • 5+ years of purchasing experience from machinery manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of the integrated manufacturing process including understanding forecasts and production plans
  • Ability to read blueprints preferred
  • Any international experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field preferred
  • Excel skills
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Detailed & accurate


  • Room for growth
  • Well-known company
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Profit sharing
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays


Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm

Length: Direct Hire or Temporary-to-Hire

Pay for the Buyer position: $54,275.94-$65,221.60/yr. based on experience

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 142412

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

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.