Buyer - Automation Components

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017760
Date Posted:Feb 19
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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We are currently searching for a Buyer with knowledge of automation components for a 2-3+ month contract assignment in Auburn Hills, MI. This position places less emphasis on the customer negotiation side of the position and has more focus on the administrative side of the procurement function. The position is responsible for supporting the sourcing of electrical hardware, hydraulic, pneumatic, and make-to-print mechanical details. The purchasing authority level is capped at $50,000.

Core Duties

  • Reviews and processes all material purchase requests on a day to day basis to include stock lists, requisitions, and quality non-conformances.
  • Purchases and quotes assigned commodities in a timely manner.
  • Reviews total cost and deliveries from suppliers, negotiating prices and/or delivery as required.
  • Advises the Head of Procurement of cost overruns or delivery problems.
  • Reviews supplier deliveries on an ongoing basis and updates the computer system with the latest promise date, if changed.
  • Performs supplier audits/surveys in accordance with quality procedures, as required.
  • Acts as liaison between suppliers and company.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Associate‚Äôs degree in a related field (i.e. business or engineering) preferred
  • 3-5+ years of experience working in a procurement-based role in the automation industry
  • Experience working with SAP preferred

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

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