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Buyer - Price Engineering

Department: Operations
Location: Hartland, WI

Price Engineering, a SunSource company, is an engineering and distribution company that serves Mobile and Industrial markets who need fluid power products and services.  Price's design assistance expertise guides our customers from product selection to fully engineered hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and automation systems and solutions.

We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Buyer responsible for the overall procurement of the wholesale products and the component products used by the engineering and production group for custom engineered and built assemblies and systems. In addition, this position will:

  • Work closely with engineering, production planners, and production team to plan and perform the procurement of required components for systems projects including expedites as needed for maintaining project timelines
  • Assist establishing and maintaining effective and valuable fabrication and other miscellaneous suppliers for Systems Group. Secure and analyze supplier quotes (RFQ) for products and services; negotiate prices with these suppliers; recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness
  • Work with key Distributor Partner Representatives as required maintaining a positive business relationship
  • Assist with Developing and maintaining supplier grading system for quality performance (on-time delivery, shipping errors, product quality, market cost competitiveness, transactional metrics, etc.)

Background, Skills and Abilities

Education: 2 or 4 year degree in business, marketing or related experience

Background: 3+ years in purchasing, buying, or similar field; 3+ years computer experience (MS Office, ERP or MRP system) in a manufacturing or wholesale distribution environment

Skills: Excellent computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) applications, specifically Excel. Extremely detail oriented with excellent follow-thru; knowledge of cost analysis techniques; knowledge of inventory classifications and replenishment methods; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to research, analyze, and solve problems; strong engineering or technical competence; ability to work well in both group environments and individually; ability to multi-task and prioritize work on a regular basis

Working at Price isnít just a job, but a collaboration of technical specialists, office professionals, engineers and more. Our team is carefully selected for their experience, energy and imagination in order to relentlessly pursue every possible solution for our customers.

So if you are a self-motivated individual and effective in achieving customer service success through your professional accomplishments then we want to hear from you! 


 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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