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Purchasing Buyer / Supervisor

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Vishay Dale in Columbus, NE is currently seeking a full-time Buyer / Purchasing Supervisor responsible for supervising all activities of production planning and raw materials management.


Primary Responsibilites:


  • Directly supervises the daily activities of the material planners, production planners and stock room/receiving personnel, within the Planning & Materials department.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, performance appraisals, and pay increases for all hourly personnel within the Planning & Materials department.
  • Insures that all purchase orders and change orders are processed through the planning area, according to the established goals.
  • Responsible for coordinating cross training within the Planning and Materials department.
  • Analyzes RAW, WIP, and FGS inventory levels for all Divisional regions.
  • Coordinates all scheduling, expediting, and production tasks for Divisional locations.
  • Oversees and coordinates the completion of various Planning and Materials projects.
  • Makes recommendations regarding methods, workplace improvements, changes in procedures, equipment modifications, and the purchase of additional tools, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assure all specifications are current in all Departmental areas.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Up to one year’s experience in a manufacturing operation would be desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook, Mainframe systems and SAP a plus.

With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


Nearest Major Market: Lincoln