Location: Antioch, Illinois
Sector: Other
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Job ID: 39244
Date Added: 02/28/2024
Our client is a manufacturer in Antioch, IL looking for a Buyer to add to their team in either a temp to hire or permanent capacity.  This is the sole Buyer for the company and we’re seeking any individual with at least five years of prior experience ideally in the manufacturing industry. The position is full-time in the office Monday through Friday. Please apply for immediate consideration.

  • Manage raw materials by reviewing requisitions, production schedules and MRP reports.
  • Update and maintain Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers based on quality, cost, reliability, and other criteria.
  • Manage inventory levels to ensure adequate stock availability while minimizing excess inventory and carrying costs.
  • Monitor supplier performance, address any issues or concerns promptly, and work to continuously improve supplier relationships.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, fostering open communication and collaboration.
  • Generate reports on key performance indicators (KPIs), such as cost savings, inventory levels, and supplier performance.
  • Maintain accurate records of purchasing activities, including contracts, purchase orders, and supplier information.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Buyer or in a similar procurement role, preferably within the manufacturing industry.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks and work independently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with procurement software or ERP systems.

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