• Full Time
  • Madison, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 138606


Are you a Purchasing / Buyer Agent who has strong problem solving and decision making skills? Are you a Purchasing / Buyer Agent who is looking for a Direct Hire opportunity?

Our client is an engineering and manufacturing company in the Madison area.


As a Purchasing / Buyer Agent, you will be managing all aspects of placing purchase orders; creating, sending, confirmations and delivery status for raw materials.

  • Order and manage material returns
  • Oversee several supplier programs and various annual renewal contracts
  • Utilize an Epicor ERP system
  • Review all material purchases, maintenance requisitions and order accordingly
  • Ensure the prompt purchase of materials, parts and components
  • Balance cost, delivery and quality
  • Process annual renewal service contracts required by various operating committees
  • Be the back up to the Manufacturing and Purchasing Managers
  • Assist with any other duties assigned


  • Must have 3 years of purchasing experience
  • Any shipping and receiving experience is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints is a plus
  • Education beyond high school is ideal
  • Basic skillset in MSWD and intermediate in Excel
  • Must have experience with an ERP system
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Friendly, personable and easy going
  • Ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer service and people skills
  • Strong organizational, multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong problem solving skills and good decision-making skills
  • Strong work ethic and team player


  • Very busy office
  • Opportunity to become owner/member and share in profits
  • Motivating environment
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)


Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Length: Direct Hire

Pay for the Purchasing / Buyers Agent position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Madison, WI

Job ID: 138606

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

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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