Buyer Planner

Location: Batavia, IL

Department: Fabrication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Compiles information and records to prepare purchase orders for procurement of material, equipment, machinery and supplies by performing the following duties.


*Verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase requests.

*Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and

  delivery schedule.

*Prepares and issues purchase orders, change notices and sends copy to supplier and notifies

  necessary department personnel if required delivery date cannot be met or any changes made to

  original purchase order.

*Maintains accurate procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery,

  product quality or performance and inventories

*Expedites delivery of goods to the initiator of the purchase requisition.

*Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.

*Generates bid forms and submits forms via email, fax or mail to suppliers to bid on pricing.

*Weekly reviews Vendor Open Order Report to expedite late product not received.

*Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.

*Maintains On-Time Delivery Performance Report for all suppliers.

*Schedules in ERP.

*Understands and follows Prince Industries quality certifications (i.e. ISO, QS).

*Verifies bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders and approves bills for payment.


*High school diploma or GED equivalent, prefer a Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

*Minimum of 3 years previous purchasing experience required.

*Work experience in related manufacturing environment preferred.

*Continuing education, certification or formal training desired.


*Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 vision or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required.

Pre-employment:  Background check and drug screen required.

Excellent benefits:  Medical (BC/BS with HSA), dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, short-term disability, long-term disability, FSA, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with match. 


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