Buyer / Planner

Kurt Manufacturing
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time


Kurt Manufacturing Company is proud to be 100% employee owned! Kurt is a nationally recognized manufacturer of quality close tolerance precision-machined parts. Since we opened in 1946, we have expanded our operation to three states. We have an immediate need for a Buyer/Planner within our Products Division.

Primary responsibilities for this position include planning material needs from MRP reports, releasing orders for production, conferring with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects, expediting operations that delay schedules and altering schedules to meet changing conditions; preparing purchase orders for procurement of material based on purchase requests and current inventory levels, reviewing and negotiating material costs, compiling records of items purchased or transferred between departments, prices, deliveries and inventories, computing total cost of items purchased and conferring with suppliers concerning late deliveries; and assisting in Program Manager duties as needed.

The successful candidate will possess 5+ years MRP buying / planning experience in a contract manufacturing environment; excellent organization and communication skills with experience in MS Office; and flexibility to add new duties as needed. College degree with emphasis in procurement or supply chain management, APICS certification and Manage 2000 software experience preferred.

Kurt Manufacturing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package! Visit us online at

Qualified candidates may email a resume to, fax a resume to: (763) 574-8344, or mail to Human Resources at:

Kurt Manufacturing

5280 Main Street NE

Minneapolis, MN 55421



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