Junior Buyer jobs in the United States

The Junior Buyer qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Assists in purchasing materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Being a Junior Buyer may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. In addition, Junior Buyer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Junior Buyer works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Junior Buyer typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

Junior Buyer
  • Broetje Automation
  • Chicago, IL FULL_TIME
  • Job Title: Junior Buyer

    Position available in: Elk Grove Village, IL

    Job Type: Full-time

    Broetje Automation is the world’s leading expert & OEM in aircraft manufacturing automation and robotics, working with the top names in our industry. Worldwide locations include: Germany, USA, France, United Kingdom, Russia, China, and Japan. US locations include: Buffalo (NY), Charleston (SC), Savannah (GA), Wichita (KS), Mobile, (AL) and Seattle (WA).

    Summary: In this role, the Junior Buyer will assist with procurement and fulfillment for product lines and installation projects. The Junior Buyer will establish clear communication with suppliers and drive actions for timely fulfillment of supplier Purchase Orders (POs) aligned to customer requirements / need-by date.

    Education & experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • Minimum 1 year experience in strategic sourcing, procurement, engineering, and / or manufacturing
    • 1 year of experience with ERP system SAP

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • High-energy, self-motivated, willing to take on responsibilities across functions & team’s boundaries, and drive assigned tasks to closure
    • Willingness to visit Suppliers & develop recovery plans, set production priorities, and detail analysis on product work cycle
    • Strong business & financial acumen; understanding of business operations & manufacturing industry
    • Program / Project management skills with horizontal teams
    • Strong interpersonal & leadership skills
    • Strong quantitative & analytical skills, strong PC & database management skills
    • Ability to work well under tight deadlines and frequently changing priorities
    • Strong oral & written communication skills, and negotiation skills

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Convert Purchase Requisitions to POs, update PO Promise Dates from suppliers, and manage PO schedule changes / work within standard ERP process
    • Achieve best cost for material with outstanding quality and within customer need-by date
    • Own Fulfillment KPI; On-time PO placement, On-time Delivery, Supplier Promise Date / PO Promise Date accuracy, Deflation, Adherence to Supplier Contracts / Pricing, and invoice resolution
    • Partner with the Supplier Quality & negotiate on Vendor Recovery associated with Liquidated Damages due to delivery & quality issues
    • Hold bi-weekly / monthly rhythm with strategic suppliers for overall supplier performance and ensure best price & lead times are offered by suppliers
    • Partner with engineering and coordinate with suppliers on design change implementation
    • Develop knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes, material and commodity pricing and excellent focus on quality
    • Be a first line of contact and establish strategic relationship with suppliers


    • Competitive Wages
    • 401(k) company match
    • 100% paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, vision)
    • Disability plan & group life insurance program
    • Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • International travel opportunities (Germany)

    Visit: www.broetje-automation.com and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7_4J6KrX5aHnXZJUoOCDRQ

  • 15 Days Ago

Junior Buyer
  • Synergy Manufacturing
  • San Luis Obispo, CA FULL_TIME
  • Job descriptionSince 2005, Synergy Manufacturing, Inc. has been an industry innovator and manufacturer of high-end automotive performance components for the Jeep and Dodge Ram platforms. These compone...
  • 16 Days Ago

Junior Buyer
  • Berkeley, CA FULL_TIME
  • Junior Buyer Overall Function:Reporting to the Director of Procurement, the Junior Buyer will be responsible for the tactical supply and material management of selected commodities from a supply chain...
  • 17 Days Ago

Junior Buyer
  • rms Company
  • Coon Rapids, MN FULL_TIME
  • Overview rms Company provides contract manufacturing of high-quality, tight-tolerance medical implants, components and sub-assemblies using cutting-edge technology. rms is part of the Cretex Medical f...
  • 18 Days Ago

Junior Buyer
  • Corbus Job Board
  • Evendale, OH FULL_TIME
  • Corbus, LLC is currently seeking a Buyer / Sourcing Specialist to serve as a consultant for a world-leading provider of commercial and military jet engines and components, as well as avionics, electri...
  • 18 Days Ago

Junior buyer
  • Carrie Rikon & Associates, LLC.
  • Great Neck, NY FULL_TIME
  • Junior Produce Buyer Salary $62.4K Plus Bonus And Benefits. Working Onsite 5 Days A Week In Great Neck, NY. Food company is responsible for the profitable procurement and timely delivery of products f...
  • 19 Days Ago

Project Manager - Baggage Handling System
  • J A Watts Inc
  • Sterling, VA
  • J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees ...
  • 4/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Contracts Consultant
  • boost Llc
  • Reston, VA
  • BOOST LLC is a dynamic management consulting firm that offers an array of government-compliant back-office solutions to ...
  • 4/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Contracts Manager (GSA)
  • Karsun Solutions
  • Herndon, VA
  • Karsun is seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to support Karsun's GSA contracts/subcontracts portfolio and related ...
  • 4/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Contracts Manager, Federal (Remote) Legal Washington, District of Columbia, United States Washi[...]
  • Axon Enterprise
  • Washington, DC
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoin Axon and be a Force for Good. Your Impact What Youll Do Dr...
  • 4/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Grants and Contracts Manager
  • CIPE
  • Washington, DC
  • The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise...
  • 4/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

Sr Business Development Lead - ODNI
  • Leidos
  • Reston, VA
  • Description The Leidos Cyber and Analytics Team within our National Security Sector has an opening for a Senior Business...
  • 4/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Sr Business Development Lead - SIGINT
  • Leidos
  • Reston, VA
  • Description The Leidos Cyber and Analytics Team within our National Security Sector has an opening for a Senior Business...
  • 4/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Sr Business Development Lead - Cyber and Analytics, Key Management and Analysis
  • Leidos
  • Reston, VA
  • Description The Leidos Cyber and Analytics Team within our National Security Sector has an opening for a Senior Business...
  • 4/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Junior Buyer jobs
$55,876 to $70,607