My Northern Wisconsin

Covering Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Vilas Counties


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Job Description:

As the Supply Chain Professional working as the buyer, you will be responsible for creating and implementing purchasing strategies to support productivity and working capital objectives for the assigned product category. You will analyze specifications, quality quantity, and delivery requirements for assigned moderately complex product category.  You will also need to establish strong, collaborative relationships with selected suppliers; and may partner on joint continuous improvement initiatives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Determine best supply source survey markets for new supply sources; recommend and source substitute items if product is not available.

Assist with the development of short and long-range purchasing strategies in order right-size the supply base, reduce cost, and improve service to internal customers.

Negotiate and create moderately complex key supplier contracts based on competence, competitive standing, and alignment with company vision.

Maintain cost control and drive cost reduction.

Prepare, analyze, evaluate, and issue quotations ensuring all purchasing policy and objectives are met; complete purchase transactions ensuring that all deliverables are met.

Responsible for site inventory levels, product rejects and chargebacks.

Attend daily cross-functional team meetings and support parts flow to operations, responsible for resolution of escalated supplier issues.

Evaluate suppliers against quarterly supplier scorecard; perform site visits, collect, and analyze internal metric data.

Require compliance to all performance parameters for which supplier is accountable.

Maintain updated economic and business condition knowledge that may affect purchasing strategy; consult with senior management.

May participate in cross-functional teams and key projects such as e-commerce, product development, spend/cost reduction analysis, etc.

May prepare reports, value analysis studies, and perform other procurement duties.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:

Analytical and Strategic Thinking



Project management

Prioritization; deadline management

Customer Service and Team-orientated


Verbal and written communication

Relationship management

Cross-functional team


Basic Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain, Purchasing, Business or related field. 

2+ years of experience in purchasing or supply management AND/OR

2+ years of experience in sourcing packaging components or manufacturing services.

Knowledge of ERP systems such as Infor or Microsoft Dynamics 365.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


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