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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  9629

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  May 23, 2023


Join a fast paced, exciting and progressive company experiencing incredible growth! We are currently looking for reliable, ambitious and hardworking employees to join our team. As a company, we pride ourselves on building a culture that values employees and promotes innovation, diversity, excellence in communication and commitment to personal/professional growth. Join our team and you will find we advocate a healthy working environment and opportunities to experience the rewards of contributing to a proactive and competent team. 


The Buyer will be responsible for expediting purchase orders, tracking, monitoring and maintaining purchase order deliveries and purchasing documentation.





  • Process purchasing documentation in JD Edwards for all job, spare part & service related material
  • Track, monitor and maintain purchase order deliveries to drive on-time delivery to production schedules.
  • Expedite purchase orders based on input from project teams.
  • Review part blueprints, understand type of subcontract work required and choose optimal sub-contract vendor.
  • Negotiate prices, discounts, and delivery arrangements with suppliers.
  • Expedite problems with suppliers regarding costs, quality, quantity and delivery of goods purchased.
  • Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.
  • Effective use of historical and other benchmarking data to ensure competitive pricing.
  • Keep informed of new sources of supply for materials and services.
  • Perform on-going review of product and service to identify new opportunities for cost savings.
  • Resolve invoicing discrepancies and approve for payment.
  • Effective use of historical and other benchmarking data to ensure competitive pricing.
  • Continuously maintain accurate enterprise resource planning (ERP) records with vendor master,  item masters, and fully understand MRP for full achievement of reporting features tried to supply chain roles.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • A post-secondary degree in Purchasing or equivalent work experience.
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional  (CSCP) certification preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years in purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Sound working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems required;  JD Edward prefered.


Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Science Chicago division at ATS. We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand throughout the world. We want you to be a part of our TEAM!!! Watch us work here!


Work in an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Benefits ATS Life Sciences Chicago offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental vision and employee assistance program)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Eligibility
  • 401k with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer day off
  • Fully climate-controlled environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • And more!

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