• MRO Buyer

    Location US-IL-Elgin
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The MRO Buyer is responsible for procuring all maintenance supplies, machinery part, fabrication supplies, and tools necessary for the maintenance/engineering department.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Purchases parts/supplies from the most appropriate vendor.
    • Obtains multiple quotes for non-standard equipment.
    • Follows purchasing requests though to completion.
    • Sources of the components needed to allow for timely delivery.
    • Keeps all necessary supplies stocked to acceptable levels.
    • Follows all purchasing and paperwork requirements
    • Performs other duties as necessary.
    • Is responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP and SQF requirements.
    • Is responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to your manager.
    • Is responsible for partnering with others; Sharing knowledge, skills and information within your team and across functional areas.
    • Is responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.


    • Three plus years of maintenance and purchasing experience.
    • Food industry experience with processing and packaging equipment preferred.
    • High School graduate or equivalent.
    • Computer skills to allow for all purchasing requirements.
    • English speaking, reading and writing skills required.
    • Good communciation skills and the ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers and vendors is necessary.
    • Detail oriented with good math skills.

    Job Specific Requirements:


    In the event that the MRO Buyer is absent, the Department Manager is responsible for providing an equally qualified person to cover this position.