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Jones Sign Manufacturing Buyer in Billings, Montana

This position must be located in De Pere WI. Relocation assistance may be available for candidates willing to work in our home office in De Pere WI.

Be a part of something visible! Whether it’s a larger-than-life sign on the roof of a sports arena, or a unique façade on the outside of a parking structure, our work stands out as some of the best in the industry. Jones Sign Company has grown immensely over the past 100 years with high profile projects which span the nation. Recent projects include the Las Vegas Raiders Stadium, Empower Field at Mile High Stadium, and the FC Cincinnati Soccer Field.

Position Summary:

As a Manufacturing Buyer, you will use advanced sourcing skills to procure materials for custom projects in our fabrication shops. After extensive online research to locate the required materials, you will use strong negotiation skills to purchase the materials within the allotted budget and timeline in order for the project to start on time. Our most successful buyers describe themselves as a “tenacious hunter” with the ability to stay cool, calm and collected while faced with unique challenges each day. Additionally, they are comfortable with ambiguity and regularly use assertive communication skills to ascertain the appropriate products to purchase.

Responsibilities:

  • Procurement of materials for custom fabrication projects.

  • Utilization of local unions or trade agencies for subcontractors on jobsites as needed.

  • Partnering with internal departments such as drafting, estimating, and production.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years procurement experience, preferably in a construction or custom manufacturing environment

  • Experience in sourcing/buying aluminum and steel is a plus!

  • Ability to read blueprints/drawings

  • Excellent sourcing skills coupled with strong negotiation tactics

We take care of our employees:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, vision and dental insurance

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • 401(k) match

  • Leading edge equipment and software

  • Pay for performance

  • And so much more!

Jones Sign Company is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse work place that promotes a culture of trust, respect and communication along with a management team that listens.

Applications accepted through 11/30/20.

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