Manpower Group Sr. Project Buyer - metals in Hanover, Pennsylvania

Our client, a successful and growing manufacturing facility in Hanover PA, has a direct hire opportunity for a Senior Project Buyer - metals.


  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience

  • Paid Time-Off & Holiday program

  • Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account

  • Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents

  • Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Life, STD & LTD

  • 401k Savings Plan

  • Employee Discounts

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a North American strategy for casting components.

  • Provide direction and guidance to other buyers.

  • Reduce direct material cost.

  • Right size and develop best cost country supply base.

  • Work with suppliers and Supplier Quality to achieve zero defects.

  • Bring new technology to the organization.

  • Support supplier capacity and delivery escalation process.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree (business or engineering) MBA a plus!

  • 5+ years' overall experience and some specific experience purchasing components in the manufacturing industry

  • An understanding of metals (raw steel and foundry operations)

  • A technical background and understanding of the business from order to cash.

  • A high level of written and oral communications skills.

  • Contract and pricing negotiations.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong computer skills, including SAP/ERP, Google platforms, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • High level of motivation and ability to manage several tasks at once.

  • Plant Quality/Supplier Quality experience, Knowledge of manufacturing processes and Manufacturing experience a plus!

Apply now for consideration!