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Buyer Sr.

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Plexus Corp.

Neenah, WI

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Buyer Sr.




Job Description

*Job Overview: *

The Senior Buyer responsible for the procurement execution of assigned goods and services in accordance with the quality, delivery and pricing expectations of Plexus Corp. and Plexus Corp. customers, as is detailed in Purchasing SOP's and WI's.

Key Job Abilities:

Responsible for purchasing of materials in accordance with the guidelines set forth by Plexus management and the customer's contract (i.e. DOU, PSA, MSA, etc.) in terms of AVL adherence, unit price, quality and delivery.

Makes tactical buying decisions with respect to the placement and management of all purchases within assigned MRP portfolio to meet scheduled demand. This process encompasses order placement, rescheduling, cancellation of items and/or receiving and invoice issue reconciliation and approval.

Responsible for managing all Excess and Obsolete Inventory items in accordance with OIX guidelines.

Negotiate lead-time constraints with suppliers to negate missed commitment dates.

Review all delivery issues and take appropriate corrective action to avoid schedule impact.

Manage and resolve PO Purchase Price Variance (POPPV) issues.

Attend MRB meetings as scheduled to maintain satisfactory compliance of NCM (Nonconforming Materials) return and disposition as outlined in the SOP.

Travel may be required to meet the needs of the business

Additional duties as assigned by manager


Intermediate computer skills

Strong problem solving skills

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Must have high drive/motivation in addition working well independently and in a team environment

Experience with JD Edwards

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is requires for this position; A(n) Bachelor's degree is preferred

Experience of 4 years or more is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met

Industry experience not required, but would be plus


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

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Neenah, WI

Working At Plexus:

Empowering People, Innovating Solutions, Achieving ExcellencePlexus is a global company that values your growth and development and knows that our success is the direct result of our empowered, hard-working and dedicated people. At Plexus you can push the boundaries of innovation and discover your highest potential. Whether you’re an experienced professional or skilled manufacturer looking to expand and enhance your career, a recent graduate ready to make an impact or a student eager to gain hands on internship experience, you can make a difference with us.At Plexus we provide opportunities for growth and development at every level and encourage all employees to be leaders. The foundation of our culture is built around Our Values and How We Lead behaviors exemplified by our Plexus People: Customer Focus, Relationships & Teamwork, Integrity, Open Communication, Excellence, Prioritize Our People, Solve Problems, Be Courageous, Be Strategic, and Innovate.Our global operations allow us to attract people with broad and diverse backgrounds from all over the world. Discover why more than 14,000 dedicated individuals choose Plexus as the workplace of choice to grow their careers. Apply today!

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Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.

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