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Buyer Planner


We have an exciting and immediate need for a Buyer / Planner in an established manufacturing company in the Ithaca area!  As a Buyer / Planner, you will be responsible for the procurement and planning of required materials to support production.  You will work cross-functionally with your managers, operations, engineering, scheduling, shipping and receiving to optimize the supply chain function.



  • Serve as a key link between engineers and suppliers, to meet customer demand, provide product availability feedback to engineers and expedite orders when necessary.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that commitments are upheld, and supplier capacity constraints are addressed
  • Ensure purchases reflect the optimum combination of price, quality, and delivery, protecting the company's interests by minimizing overall costs and avoiding losses attributable to consumable shortages.
  • Reconcile order discrepancies working with Accounting and vendors.  This will include, contacting vendors to reconcile discrepancies, communicating with Accounting, and tracking delivery and/or return of item(s).


  • Manufacturing, electronics, or automotive products experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or supply chain or equivalent
  • O - 5+  years of experience related experience
  • We will consider recent supply chain/operations graduates
  • APICS Certification a plus
  • SAP or ERP experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills


  • 55000 - 75000

If this position is not the right fit for you, but better for someone you know please feel free to forward the information. We compensate up to $500 for referrals that are hired on by our clients.


For immediate consideration please submit a resume in WORD to supplychain@cpsrecruiter.com


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Start Date:
Pay Rate:
$55,000 - 75,000/year
Supply Chain
Ithaca, NY 14850
Job Type:
Direct Hire
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