Full Time
Park Ridge IL, Skokie

$85,000 – $95,000/Annually

Our company has been one of the industry leaders in the manufacturing of machinery for over 30 years. We are immediately seeking a Purchasing Manager to oversee our entire purchasing process including international sourcing, negotiating pricing and maintaining acceptable levels of inventory of all our product lines.

For our chosen candidate, we offer PTO, sick days, paid holidays, 100% paid full health benefits including dental and vision, 401k matching, and a brand-new top-of-the-line office space. We have always believed that investing in our employees will help build a better future for our brand as a whole.

Purchasing Manager Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing: Collaborate with our internal departments to locate and qualify new domestic and international suppliers, purchasing necessary products at the highest quality and lowest costs and maintaining strong vendor relationships
  • Product Delivery: Take responsibility for negotiation, buying, planning, and all logistical responsibilities, maintaining appropriate inventory levels to ensure smooth operation
  • Analyzing: Continuously assess inventory levels and forecasts to make logical decisions that minimize total costs and achieve quality and service objectives
  • Communication: Communicate with all relevant internal departments to keep all parties knowledgeable of project timelines and budgets
  • Maintain Quality: Monitor quality and delivery issues, taking corrective actions as needed and tracking monthly metrics of on-time vendor deliveries and quality expectations

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience working in the manufacturing industry highly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Software and MRP
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Strong negotiating and vendor management skills
  • Excellent time management, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and deadline driven

    Job Features

    Job CategoryBuyer-Purchasing, New

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