Who are we?

Bodine Electric Company is the leader in design and manufacturing of fractional horsepower gear motors.  For over 116 years, Bodine has been delivering high performance solutions and high quality to the most demanding applications. We are a local, family owned company located in Peosta, IA. Bodine’s vision is to be the essential choice that drives their customer’s success.  We offer thousands of standard and custom designed AC, Brushless DC and Permanent Magnet DC drive solutions. Some of our engineered solutions products include pizza conveyor oven, medical/lab equipment, case sealer/packaging and automated guided vehicles.  

Job Specifications

Buyers are responsible for sourcing, procuring and negotiating for materials, equipment, services and supplies as needed to support manufacturing operations, customer requirements and corporate goals. This position works with all functional areas to resolve production issues, and must apply complex problem solving skills. Buyer’s liaison with Suppliers, Sales, Design and Manufacturing on all matters to assure that corporate objectives are met. They monitor and evaluate supplier performance, provide coaching and take corrective action, providing feedback to Supply Chain Manager.

Skill Set

  • S. degree in Business, Logistics or Marketing is preferred
  • 2-3 years year experience in progressively more responsible roles in sourcing required
  • Knowledge of extrinsic factors related to commodities purchased is needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and knowledgeable of resource and planning information systems
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques of value stream mapping, kanban, JIT, one piece flow, etc.
  • Experience with negotiating contracts, quotes, prices and delivery times while upholding high levels of customer service



  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, vision, life & disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Vacation after 30 days
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Climate controlled facility


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