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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.



EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


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


 

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