MPE-Inc. (Midwest Products and Engineering Inc.) is currently looking for a Supply Chain Buyer to join our legacy! As a Supply Chain Buyer at MPE- Inc. you will be responsible for achieving, improving, and exceeding targeted customer service levels while managing inventory levels and targets.

Why Us? Why Not? We Offer:

  • Full benefits (health, dental, vision, paid holidays, PTO, sick days, etc.)
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous 401K match
  • Listen to your headphones while working
  • Tuition reimbursement and certifications
  • Clean shop with windows and a nice breeze
  • Brewers games, casino night and paintball
  • We have sport lunches and create products that save lives on a daily basis!


  • 3-5 years of buying purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business with Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • Read and interpret purchasing related
  • Prepare reports, purchase orders and correspondence related to purchasing.
  • Superb communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficient in math and basic algebra concepts
  • Tech Savvy
  • Skilled in making system and process changes to improve departmental efficiencies and productivity


A day in the life:

  • Run ERP status reports and analyze for adequate levels of materials to meet projected production needs.
  • Source and select suppliers for the purchase of parts at the most cost-effective price, ensuring the meeting of quality standards and delivery requirements.
  • Process purchase orders and/or blanket orders and order needed materials to meet production requirements.
  • Coordinate with suppliers for materials and parts, ensuring the ability to meet production requirements and quality standards.
  • Solve day-to-day cost/quality/scheduling issues with suppliers
  • Complete NCMRs for suppliers and follow appropriate corrective actions per departmental procedures.
  • Discuss and/or share results with key suppliers on a regular basis.
  • Address and resolve the disposition of rejected and/or non-conforming parts.
  • Negotiate and audit freight terms and costs.
  • Travel and visit current and potential suppliers to conduct supplier quality audits, evaluate their processes and provide recommendations for improvement as required.
  • Produce RFQ’s to get competitive bids and bid evaluation utilizing cost benefit analysis.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send your resume to our Human Resources department at [email protected].
Internal candidates should see PaoChee Yang to complete an internal application.

This position is eligible for Employee Referral Bonus (up to $300)

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MPE is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability