Purchasing Agent

Coilcraft is a successful, privately-held company in Cary, IL with a worldwide reputation for high quality passive electronic components.? Coilcraft operates in a wide range of industries, including telecommunication, computers, automotive, broadband communications and consumer electronics. We have an opening for a Purchasing Agent to support the procurement of parts and materials for our machine build operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and identify purchasing trends utilizing historical reports/spreadsheets and make recommendations for cost savings.?

  • Negotiate with vendors on pricing, product quality, and delivery.

  • Obtain purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

  • Verifie purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

  • Forward available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.

  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items.

  • Resolve shipments in error with suppliers.

  • Maintain accessible supporting documentation.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5+ years purchasing experience

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Supply-Chain, Business, Economics, Engineering or related field.

  • Production planning/scheduling experience a plus.

  • Advanced computer skills in Excel and Word.

  • Ability to think critically, multi-task, effectively communicate and make decisions.


This position may require compliance with ITAR export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status.


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