Buyer – Indirect



The MRO Buyer will plan, quote, purchase release, schedule, expedite and monitor materials/equipment required for the Company. They will manage daily inventory and schedules, including material requirements with manufacturing and maintenance; and manage special projects if given with a strategic mindset.

*The ideal candidate for this role will need to be within a commutable distance of Ripon, WI*


  • Request and review quotations from suppliers including price, delivery, brand, and quality. 
  • Enter purchase orders into the SAP Expedite purchase orders as required to ensure timely delivery.    
  • Dispense parts to maintenance, production, and engineering departments as required.
  • Analyze products and suppliers for possible consolidation/elimination of multiple parts/suppliers. 
  • Discuss price and products with supplier inside sales representatives and meet with outside sales representatives to identify new products and systems to improve the value of parts or services purchased.
  • Negotiate Terms and Costs
  • Resolve Invoicing discrepancies.


  • Ability to work effectively in all environments, ability to work independently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Negotiating skills necessary, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


  • 3-5 years of experience in procurement in a Manufacturing Environment strongly desired
  • SAP experience preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree or equivalent experience required


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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