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Robert Half International Purchasing Planning Associate in FRANKFORT, Indiana


Robert Half is looking for a strong a Purchasing/Planning professional for our client is apart of a Global organization!

You will partner with the scheduling department to understand the product demand and to ensure accurate ordering and inventory levels are met.

Generate demand within the ERP system to create component part forecasts and specific ordering needs.

Order components through purchase orders (for external use) or work orders (for internal use) to meet exact demand for production.

Work with vendor's on specification needs, any errors in delivered components, or changes to orders for effective resolution.

Develop cost-saving opportunities by sourcing, qualifying, and adding on new vendors that can deliver value and price

Qualified candidates please email resumes to


  • Education: A Bachelor?s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Purchasing, or other similar field preferred; would consider a combination of coursework and education.

  • Experience: 2+ years of purchasing, supply chain, material sourcing, or buyer experience preferred; will train the right person.

  • Certification: APICS certification would be a plus but not required.

  • Functional Skills: Strong math, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required for this role. Excellent planning, prioritizing, attention to detail, and follow-up are also needed to meet the job functions.

  • Technical Aptitude/PC/Other: Intermediate in MS Office Suite; primarily Microsoft Excel/Word. ERP experience would be a plus (prefer JD Edwards); strong aptitude with technology who could learn quickly would also be considered.

  • Leadership/Behaviors: Self-starter who can work independently and learn quickly. Excellent ability to build relationships with those internally and externally to meet the position needs. Creative and innovative to recognize an issue and work calmly to find a resolution.

  • Culture Match: Need conceptual thinkers who can take a vision and create better processes/solutions. Energetic, honest, and high ethical standards who is hard-working. Enjoys collaboration, being a team player, and leading/participating in continuous improvement processes

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.

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Salary: $40000 - 50000/year


Date Posted: February 15, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 01400-0010799139

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance