Purchasing Specialist / Inventory Analyst

Salary:
Up to $80,000 to start plus bonus and excellent company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Near North Suburbs of Chicago - Skokie Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Office / Administrative / Operations
Purchasing Specialist and Inventory Analyst
Supply Chain & Logistics Team

As Purchasing Specialist and Inventory Analyst, you will:

- Join the Supply Chain Team
- Serve as a liaison between outside vendors and internal teams
- Act as a primary point of contact for assigned vendors
- Collaborate with Team Members from Product Development and Engineering
- Develop, implement and execute purchasing and procurement strategies
- Lead negotiations with assigned suppliers
- Review and evaluate Planning and Demand schedules
- Monitor supplier activities
- Expedite orders as appropriate
- Troubleshoot and resolve problems as they arise
- Initiate change orders, order deferments and order cancellations as necessary
- Maintain manual and electronic file systems
- Administer changes and updates to the MRP system
- Utilize the MRP system to generate routine and special reports
- Seek-out cost savings and product improvement opportunities
- Perform other duties as assigned

Up to $80,000 to start plus bonus and excellent company-sponsored benefits

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 5 years of Buying / Purchasing / Procurement experience
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- A Bachelor's Degree

Pluses:

+++ Prior Supply Chain Planning and Forecasting experience
+++ Knowledge of MRP processes and systems
+++ Proficiency with ANY of the following: MS Access, SQL, SAS, R, PowerBI or Tableau Software

Near North Suburbs of Chicago - Skokie, IL

JobGiraffe's client is a well-known maker of electrical products for home and commercial use.

In this role, you will work from home for the foreseeable future until the Company determines its safe for employees to return to the office.

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 by phone, FaceTime or Skype from 7AM to 7PM Mondays through Saturdays.

JG ID #21-1443 - Skokie, IL 60077

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Supply Chain 2 - Logistics, Transportation, Dispatch, Warehouse, Freight, Import, Export, Customs, etc. Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Supply Chain 2 - Logistics, Transportation, Dispatch, Warehouse, Freight, Import, Export, Customs, etc., Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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