at OTTO Engineering, Inc. in Carpentersville, Illinois, United States

Job Description



OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.


OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Buyer is responsible for all purchasing of material, equipment and supplies, and selected commodity components.


Specifically, the Buyer will:

  • Obtain quotations, prepare and place purchase orders on a group or groups of commodities, material, supplies and equipment
  • Participate and/or conduct Supplier Audits and provide constructive feedback
  • Responsible for managing supplier base
  • Determine proper sources of supply for most economical purchases
  • Locates new sources of supply as necessary
  • Support Engineering in the development of new products and/or new suppliers
  • Expedite deliveries as necessary to meet production schedules
  • Maintain or improve purchase costs relative to the established standards
  • Recommend policies and procedures for purchasing functions
  • Maintain supplier information in the business system and related databases
  • Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB) as needed – including developing and processing Discrepant Material Reports (DMRs) and assisting in part analysis
  • Control of inventory levels for assigned commodities
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned



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Job Posting: 10990586

Posted On: Oct 27, 2023

Updated On: Nov 03, 2023

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