Robert Half Finance & Accounting Purchaser in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Purchaser Robert Half is working with a German owned company with a small operation in Grand Rapids. The company has about 6 million in revenue but all the support from Germany, which is about 70 million. They have a newly created role of Purchaser to be responsible for all sourcing, product scheduling, inventory management, vendor contracts negotiation, and RFP's. There are 23 full time employees and this Purchaser role is working directly with the President and Manufacturing Manager daily. This is a tremendous opportunity with a successful company, please email your resume to today! Responsibilities:

  • Receiving, storing and issuing of production parts and supplies. Oversees shipping traffic functions which include packaging, shipping and routing.

  • Updates the Master Schedule Reviews customer lead times and shop capacity to meet customer due dates and forecasts. Ensures internal and external Kanbans are properly maintained and updated.

  • Responsible for Materials purchases and MRO supplies. Required to adhere to future TS16949/ ISO 9001 demands

  • Communicates requirements to suppliers if needed.

  • Identifies sources of required materials and works to achieve best price

  • Keeps manager apprised of inventory status and formulates corrective actions if issues arise.

  • Schedules customer trucks and vendor shipments

  • Performs tasks within ERP/MRP system to keep inventory and costs accurate.

  • Aids in Cycle Counting or year-end inventory

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Req ID: 02220-0010447960

Functional Role: Purchasing

Country: USA

State: MI

City: Grand Rapids

Postal Code: 49512

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year


  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related degree.

  • Knowledge of automotive high-volume stamping, kanban, point of use storage, 4 wall inventory and material systems also required.

  • Solve material flow and scheduling issues without being prompted.

  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, as incumbent will be required to negotiate with suppliers, vendors and the customer.

  • Knowledge of ExactMax ERP system, PowerBI and more