Tecnova is a leading manufacturing and engineering firm that employs only the best personnel with track records of success and the intelligence and drive to always outperform and out-deliver. We provide a challenging, fast-paced, and rewarding environment for professionals who are ready to make a strategic career move. Ideal candidates will be seeking more than just a job. If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your skills and talents at an established, discerning company where your expertise is both valued and expected, please apply. Located between Chicago and Milwaukee, Tecnova offers excellent salary packages with 401(k), PTO, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.

    We specialize in PCB, Electro-Mechanical, and Control Panel Assemblies and are committed to providing our customers with quality products, exceptional services, and on-time delivery.

    Career Description:

    Tecnova Electronics is seeking an experienced Buyer I who is responsible for driving cost savings, developing and carrying out procurement strategies, and effectively manage supplier relationships.


    • Generates and monitors standard purchase orders and blanket purchase orders for assigned programs.
    • Purchase order maintenance and reschedules.
    • Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, negotiating the best price, quality and service arrangements.
    • Examines quotes and recommends awards.
    • Performs cost analysis on assigned programs.
    • Meet Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and department metrics.
    • Works closely with Receiving Department to ensure proper material arrival.
    • Works with vendors to ensure timely delivery of goods and material.
    • Works with Master Scheduler and Vendors to determine recovery plans when required.
    • Complies with quality procedures and guidelines.
    • Completes special projects and compiles special reports as required.
    • Provides project status updates to Management. 


    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Requires Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Requires minimum of 2 years’ experience as a buyer in an electronics manufacturing environment.
    • Current APICS or ISM Certification a plus.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with heavy emphasis on Excel required.
    • Proficient in MRP/ERP systems required.
    • Excellent organizational skills, problem solving techniques, and accuracy are essential.
    • Excellent math and deductive skills key.

    Additional requirements:

    • No 3rd-party resumes accepted. Principals only – no agencies or contractors.
    • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident authorized to work in this country for any employer. Because of the immediacy of this position, we are unable to sponsor people at this time.
    • On-site position


    • 401(k)
    • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
    • PTO

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