Advantage Components, Inc, an ISO 9001-2008, seeks a Buyer/Planner for our factory in Joliet to purchase parts, schedule the shop floor, maximize customer fill rates, and improve the efficiency and throughput of our factory.


  • Developing a daily, weekly and monthly shop schedule
  • Planning and executing work orders in a timely fashion to meet customer demand
  • Working with outside vendors to maximize quality, minimize delivery times, and reduce costs
  • Reading and understanding MRP, stock status sales order, and customer shortage reports, etc.
  • Analyzing shop floor variances and seeking continous improvement in a lean environment


  • Experience in a lean factory environment, preferably one that produces electrical  products
  • Experience with Henning Software; Esti-Track a plus
  • Ability to read mechanical blueprints and electrical schematics a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree and APICS certification preferred

Competitive benefits.  For consideration, please submit resume with salary history or requirements to Jennifer Brunetti in Human Resources at  To learn more about Advantage Components, Inc., please visit         .