Purchasing Specialist - Direct Hire


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Located in Shelby Township, MI

Salary: Based on experience

Express Employment Professional of Rochester Hills has partnered with a Utica, Michigan-based company that specializes in the engineer, design and manufacture of electronic assemblies to fulfill their need for a Purchasing Specialist. This company has grown from its founder’s basement in 1991 to a 10,000 square foot facility! They have continued to grow and expand, even through the pandemic. The Purchasing Specialist will report directly to the President and will be working for a family-friendly small business. They are seeking someone with similar core values to learn and grow with their team.

The Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day buying activities, including the company’s supplies, manufacturing materials, and expenditures. Experience within the electronics manufacturing industry is preferred.



  • 3+ years’ experience in a purchasing role working within a small company
  • Experience in purchasing commodities, specifically electric components
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills, including MS Office applications: MS Word, MS Excel
  • Experience with any MRP software (MAX by ECI Solutions is preferred)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; some college is preferred



  • Select vendors based on their ability to meet specifications, price, delivery, quality, and other key requirements
  • Issue Purchase Orders
  • Track, assess, report and initiate corrective actions for vendor performance
  • Negotiate agreements with vendors, obtaining competitive pricing & delivery commitments, favorable credit terms, remote stocking of supplies, etc.
  • Collaborate with other departments
  • Manage vendors, quality certifications (ISIO9001), environmental/regulatory certifications on parts (RoHS3, REACH, WEEE, Conflict Minerals, Prop65, etc.) and work to resolve issues
  • Maintain a database with updates on inventory, parts, costs, lead times, vendors, etc.
  • Grow into MAX ERP (MRO system) expert in-house trainer for the system
  • Protect confidentiality of customer and organizational information
  • Machine and equipment operation/maintenance and repair for the test stands, screen printer, wave solder, SMT oven, selective solder machine, automated optical inspection machine, etc.



Commensurate with experience


SHIFT – Monday thru Friday:

6:30 am to 3:00 pm



  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


For immediate consideration, please reply to this ad or forward a copy of your current resume to Gary.Thomas @ expresspros.com.

Express Office: Rochester Hills
811 E South Boulevard
Suite 210
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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