Purchasing Specialist


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Located in Greenwood, IN

Salary: $50k+/yr

Are you looking for a new opportunity that will allow you to be home in time for dinner with your family?  Do you have purchasing experience in the automotive or manufacturing industry?  The Specialized Recruiting Group of Express Employment Professionals is partnered with a leading Automotive Manufacturing company located in Greenwood looking to hire a Purchasing Specialist!  This is a direct hire opportunity!

Job Summary/Company Information:  

  • This person will be ensuring that the supply of materials meets the production schedule and provide a sense of operational and production continuity by ensuring minimum stock levels
  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date as well as resolve any issues as required
  • Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability
  • Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others within the organization
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to forecast, plan, and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production
  • Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries are made on time
  • Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance


  • $50k/yr+ based on experience
  • Direct hire opportunity!
  • Personal/work life balance!
  • Competitive benefit package including medical insurance, Health Savings Account, 401K, Holiday Pay, PTO and more!

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm or 8am-5pm w/1 hour lunch


  • Recent planning experience in an automotive or manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes as well as experience working with suppliers
  • Advanced computer skills with IT Systems and MS Office specifically in Excel
  • Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to proactively contribute to a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Results orientated and organized with the ability to deliver against deadlines
  • Assertive, optimistic, resilient, and welcomes change

Are you interested in applying to this opportunity? 

Email your resume to Janice.Koester@Expresspros.com or call me directly at 317-300-9519. Visit our website to learn more about us at www.SRGExpress.com/INSouthCentral

About the Specialized Recruiting Group:

The Specialized Recruiting Group is our professional staffing division located inside our Express Employment Professionals office at 201 S. Emerson Ave. Suite 110 in Greenwood, IN.

Serving south central Indiana, the Specialized Recruiting Group, an Express Employment Professionals company, specializes in Contract and Direct Hire placements in a variety of niches. These niches include: Accounting & Human Resources, Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades & Logistics, Office Services & Legal, Sales & Marketing, and Leadership, Supervision & Project Management.

There are no fees for our services for the candidates; we are an Employment Resource company assisting businesses in finding top talent. We have been hired directly by our companies to find them the best candidate for the job!

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express Employment Professionals is a full-service staffing company placing candidates with client companies in a variety of industries, from Light Industrial to Professional. We have been opened since 2005 and have helped over 15,000 candidates find employment. Visit our website to learn more at ExpressIndySouth.com.

Express Office: Indianapolis (South)
201 South Emerson Avenue
Suite 110
Greenwood, IN 46143
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