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Kappa Search Inc. (KSI)is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of management, sales, engineering and technical professionals in a variety of fields.Currently we have a client that is seeking a Senior Buyer located in the Archbold, OH area. This is a permanent position.

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Location: Archbold, OH
Compensation: $70,000 – $80,000 annual + bonus

Key Responsibilities
- Manage the procurement process for steel commmodities
- Source, qualify and negotiate with suppliers
- Drive cost reductions and continuous improvement throughout the procurement process
- Stay up to date on steel industry market conditions and how that may impact purchasing
- Manage supplier performance including timing, quality and pricing

Requirements- 5 or more years of purchasing experience
- Steel industry purchasing experience is preferred
- Previous work on process and supply chain improvements
- Strong negotiating skills
- 25% travel to supplier facilities