Mechanical Buyer

Job Requisition: 7051

Mechanical Buyer(Direct Hire)

Downers Grove, IL

Job Requisition:7051

Description for Mechanical Buyer

ThisMechanical Buyer to join our Supply Chain team. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager.


Responsibilities for Mechanical Buyer:

  • Review and process all mechanical Bills of Materials (BOM’s) as released by the Mechanical Engineering group.
  • Select vendors and write purchase orders
  • Obtain quotations and process orders to procure mechanical components.
  • Negotiate pricing both on a case-by-case basis and through long-term agreements
  • Insure that all orders are delivered on time and expedite as needed
  • Interface with the Mechanical Engineering group
  • Notify management of significant deviation from projected cost or delivery
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of consistent purchasing department practices.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned.  


Requirements for Mechanical Buyer:

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and material requirements.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Experience sourcing electrical components is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical fabrication processes such as machining, welding, and sheet metal fabrication is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with assembling custom industrial equipment preferred 


*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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