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Vishay HiRel Systems, Marshall, Minnesota, is currently seeking a fulltime Buyer responsible for purchasing, scheduling, and maintaining raw materials and supplies for the manufacturing plant.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for purchasing, scheduling, and maintaining raw materials and supplies for the manufacturing plant
  • Responsible for negotiating with suppliers and selecting suppliers
  • Quoting new and existing materials
  • Performing MRP analysis and expediting raw materials
  • Responsible for inventory control analysis, inputting purchase orders, conferring with suppliers regarding late deliveries, freight validation and reporting cost variances
  • Maintaining a highly ethical relationship with suppliers and evaluating and giving feedback to suppliers on performance in regards to on-time delivery, quality and costs of materials
  • Will work directly with receiving team to ensure timely and accurate receipts
  • Large portion of day will be spent with day to day purchasing responsibilities related to ordering materials.
  • Communicates regularly with production planning, engineering, quality and customer service groups



  • Bachelor’s Degree Materials Management or Business Administration and/or 5+ years related work experience in a buying position in manufacturing. 
  • Strong mathematical and computer skills required
  • MRP experience essential; APICS certification highly beneficial
  • Strong organizational, project management, interpersonal, and communication skills essential
  • Experience in purchasing of magnetic components highly beneficial
  • Occasional travel will be required.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. 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.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Marshall