Supply chain recruiting firm seeks a Buyer

Kappa Search, Inc. is a supply chain recruiting firm focused on the permanent direct-hire placement of purchasing, supply chain and operations professionals.  We are currently partnering with a client located in the greater Saint Louis, MO area that is hiring a Buyer.

The key responsibilities of the Buyer position are as follows:

  • Establish and manage vendor relationships
  • Negotiate pricing and releases for purchased products
  • Maintain knowledge of global commodities markets that may drive purchasing decisions
  • Coordinate with engineering and production to ensure inventory is managed as needed
  • Participate in vendor reviews and evaluations
 Job Requirements
  • At least 2 years of purchasing experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience may be considered
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills