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Robert Half Experienced Buyer in Davenport, Iowa


Robert Half Talent Solutions is hiring for a Buyer to support a premier manufacturing company! As a Buyer, you will work within a highly dynamic and robust team compromised of stakeholders across the organization. This opportunity is immediately available - call us today to discuss your short- and long-term career goals!

As a Buyer, you will review and issue purchase-orders and make necessary changes to include: obtaining quotes, negotiating costs, payment terms, and related issues.

Responsibilities and accountabilities include, and can evolve from:

  • Procure a variety of goods and services in accordance with company policies in an MRP/ERP environment

  • Review and issue purchase-orders and make necessary changes, including obtaining quotes, and negotiating costs, payment terms, and related issues

  • Expedite and track required parts or processes to support production schedules

  • Assist with executing engineering changes within the plant and with external suppliers

  • Serve as liaison between internal customers and suppliers

  • Assist in resolving supplier related quality issues

Double your job search options with Robert Half! Extend your job search and find the right role for you, whether it’s on-site or remote work. Unlike job boards or other staffing firms, Robert Half gives you multiple ways to advance your career. Our local staffing experts promote you to employers, help you prepare for memorable first impressions and more!

Experience is valued in this fast-moving and dynamic role. Compensation requirements will be considered in conjunction with experience offered. Contact our team directly at (563) 359-3995 today! Christin, Erin and Jacob are great points of contact to learn more about this opportunity!


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree without industry experience, or Associate's Degree plus 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, or High School Diploma (or equivalent) plus 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

Candidates offering strengths as follows will stand out:

  • Previous negotiation and purchasing experience

  • Previous purchasing experiencing in a manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of ERP or MRP Systems

  • Experience reading blueprints

  • Proficient and advanced MS Office experience: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Any current relevant professional certifications

  • Demonstrated verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to work well in a dynamic team environment

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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