Michigan Staffing

For consideration please send resume to vicky@aspen-search.us

Our client is a non-automotive company that is rapidly growing seeking a Purchasing Agent to join their team.  This role is ideal for a  someone who has at least 5 years of experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment and enjoys the benefits of working within a fast paced growing organization that takes care of their employees.  Great work/life balance.  Located in Taylor, MI.

Job Duties:

Create and update suppliers and all pertinent data including prices, lead-times, minimums, etc. in our ERP

Manage supplier relationships, supplier agreements, and supplier review

Research and vet new suppliers to replace parts currently sourced overseas and replacement or secondary sourced parts domestically as well

Review prospective design changes for parts from R&D and coordinate changes with suppliers, production, and the warehouse

Coordinate strategic purchasing discussions with purchasing team with sister company

Manage part quality issues related to suppliers and handle internal procedures (returns/credits)

Work with incoming inspection, Nonconforming Material (NCM), and part quality issues

Set-up purchasing parameters and verify purchasing orders and manage long-term

Ensure purchasing reminders and follow-up is managed properly

Manage overall inventory control to meet inventory levels and turnover requirements


Bachelor in Business, supply chain management designation preferred

5 years of experience in purchasing in a manufacturing environment

Purchasing experience in a small manufacturing environment preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Proficiency in an ERP and Inventory Management System

Analytical and planning proficiency

Being a team player is a requirement

A flexible work schedule; ability to work afterhours/weekends on an as needed basis


For consideration please send resume to:  vicky@aspen-search.us

To apply for this job please visit aspen-search.us.

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