Buyer / Inventory Planner

Salary:
$62,000 to start plus full company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Southwest Suburbs of Chicago - Woodridge, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Purchasing / Inventory / Planning, Strategy and Analysis
Buyer and Inventory Planner

As Buyer and Inventory Planner, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Receiving complete training
- Evaluating customer demand patterns
- Analyzing inventory stock levels
- Identifying inventory shortages and overages
- Determining appropriate replenishment actions
- Using historical sales data and forecasts to guide purchasing decisions
- Communicating with domestic and overseas suppliers by phone and email
- Reviewing supplier price quotes
- Facilitating the supplier selection process
- Negotiating product quantities, pricing and lead times with suppliers
- Procuring materials from the selected OEM
- Generating customer price quotes
- Liaising with internal departments to drive business operations
- Contributing to continuous improvement efforts
- Performing other duties as assigned

$62,000 to start plus full company-sponsored benefits

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 2 years of Purchasing / Buying / Procurement
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
- A High School Diploma or Similar

Pluses:

+++ Fastener Purchasing experience or similar
+++ A Bachelor's Degree
+++ Experience with Overseas Suppliers and Imported Products
+++ Experience with suppliers and imported products from Asia

West Suburbs of Chicago - Woodridge, IL

JobGiraffe's client is successful supplier of industrial equipment.

Enhanced health safety policies, procedures and measures are in place within the facility.

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 #22-1918 - Woodridge, IL 60517

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Customer Service Skills Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Customer Service Skills, Wholesalers, Brokers, Distributors, Retailers, Importers, Trade, Exchange

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