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Robert Half Tactical Buyer in Davenport, Iowa


Robert Half Talent Solutions is hiring for multiple Tactical Buyer roles to support a growing manufacturing client! As a Buyer, you will work within a highly dynamic and robust team comprised 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:

  • 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.

  • Support purchasing

  • 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.

  • Ability to work well in team environment.

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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

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.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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