Purchasing / Procurement

Up to $28.00 per hour to start plus full company-sponsored benefits after 90 days

Buffalo Grove Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Temp-to-hire

Job Description:

Purchasing / Procurement
Purchasing Specialist and Buyer
Up to $28.00 per hour to start plus full company-sponsored benefits after 90 days
Buffalo Grove Area

As a Purchasing Specialist and Buyer, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Purchasing raw materials, finished goods and services
- Researching and evaluating suppliers
- Developing relationships with suppliers
- Soliciting bids for required goods and services
- Assisting with the vendor selection process
- Following pre-set budgets
- Seeking cost-saving opportunities whenever possible
- Preparing purchase orders
- Monitoring the quality of all purchased goods
- Implementing corrective action as necessary
- Administering returns for damaged, defective and/or unacceptable goods
- Maintaining purchasing records and pricing in the company database
- Contributing during strategic planning and continuous improvement efforts
- Making suggestions and recommendations to leadership as appropriate
- Maintaining purchasing policy
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 3 or more years of similar / related / relevant experience


- Knowledge of purchasing, production and quality control processes
- Above average computational math skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Accurate data entry skills


- Effective communication skills
- Relationship management skills
- Negotiation skills
- Decision making skills
- Strategic planning skills
- Administrative skills
- Organization and attention to detail
- Teamwork skills


- An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree, especially in Supply Chain Management or similar +++

JobGiraffe's client is a manufacturer of products for industry.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #20-1057 - Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Administrative Skills Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Administrative Skills, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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