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Purchasing Agent

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Job Details
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Company Name
Physical Address
Cary, IL 60013
Job Description

Coilcraft, Inc., founded in 1945, is an established worldwide organization specializing in the manufacturing of magnetic components with headquarters located in Cary, Illinois. We are seeking an individual to join our purchasing team.


Identify, select, support and develop a materials supply base that supports objectives regarding cost, quality, delivery, availability, and reliability requirements.
Contribute to activities that optimize the value of materials and their processing.
Provide support through the coordination of supplier qualification, data collection, data analysis/reporting and corrective/preventative action.
Identify and develop relationships with suppliers (new and existing) regarding quality and processing by visiting suppliers.
Initiate supply agreements and activities associated with the procurement of materials from suppliers for manufacturing operations.
Investigate specific supply-base related issues, determine root cause analysis, and identify and implement corrective actions.
Work with Engineering/Operations to maintain/improve specifications for direct materials to reduce variation of end product, processing or material costs, or internal/external scrap.
Work with Engineering/Manufacturing to integrate early supplier involvement into new product development and/or product modifications as appropriate.

Bachelor’s degree in business operations, supply-chain management, engineering or equivalent.
5+ years previous purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment.
Proficiency with Excel.
Knowledge of MRP systems, inventory control and purchasing/shipping.
Ability to travel both domestic and international around 30% of the time.

Affiliation with a worldwide company with a reputation for quality
Excellent growth opportunities for high achievers
A market competitive salary
Benefits including health, dental and life insurance, holidays, vacation building to 4 weeks in 10 years, sick time, 401(k) with company match and profit sharing


This position may require compliance with ITAR export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status.

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