Preference Personnel

On-Site Buyer and Maintenance Support

Posted June 23, 2022Consultant: Robert DuVan
  • Professional Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Temp-to-Hire Position

Preference Employment Solutions is now looking for an On-Site Buyer and Maintenance Support specialist to join a local manufacturer. Are you a problem solver who works well under pressure? Come join an exciting team and work for a company that truly cares for its employees. Apply now!

Location: Gwinner, North Dakota
Type of Position: Temp-to-Hire, Full Time
Compensation: $21-$26.44/hour, DOE
Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm

Position Overview:

  • Support the Maintenance Coordinator in the planning of maintenance activities through the staging of required maintenance items.
  • Assess and maintain plant floor inventory ensuring efficient use of assets.
  • Gather items from designated receiving area(s) and relocate to the crib.
  • Unpack items from shipping containers.
  • Place inventory into designated locations and update the storeroom system to reflect accurate inventory levels.
  • Work with other buyers to evaluate min/max levels in customer’s inventory system to ensure no stock outs, economic order quantities and lowest possible inventory levels.
  • Support client’s day to day buying needs through generation of RFQs and emergency spot buys to facilitate the order process within in the company’s e-procurement system.
  • Resolve issues where suppliers have rejected an order for price, obsolescence, product line discontinuance, supplier minimums, and/or supplier order quantities.
  • Assist site with expediting services for existing orders as required by the customer.
  • Adhere to catalog standards/item content to ensure accurate and complete descriptions, reasonable ships-within times, and images.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • General understanding of plant operations
  • Knowledge of purchasing practices and standard purchasing systems a plus
  • Able to perform cost analyses
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to excel in a team environment
  • Keen attention to detail

How to Apply:

Please contact Robert DuVan by emailing your resume to

What Preference Employment Solutions Offers You:
We are a local employment company successfully assisting job seekers for over 30 years! Join our network to access a variety of benefits:
  • Preference Employment Solutions is FREE & CONFIDENTIAL for Job Seekers
  • Your information is never shared without your permission
  • Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, Temporary and Project Based opportunities to fit your needs
  • Professional, Administrative, Industrial and Healthcare placement specializations
  • Access to the area’s top employers and hiring managers
  • ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
  • Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer
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