Supply Chain - Materials Coordinator

Salary:
Up to $45,000 to start plus full Company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Northlake Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Supply Chain - Materials Coordinator
Purchasing, Inventory and Supply Planning
Up to $45,000 to start plus full company-sponsored benefits
Northlake Area

As a Materials Coordinator within the Supply Chain Group, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Coordinating the purchase of materials and/or services that are required for production
- Creating purchase orders for current and forecasted raw material demand
- Maintaining, monitoring and updating raw material and finished goods inventories
- Serving as a liaison between the Customer Service Department and Production Team, ensuring the alignment of production scheduling, material requirements and sales demand
- Preparing routine and specialized reports for management
- Negotiating freight rates with carriers
- Coordinating with vendors and freight carriers to ensure the on-time delivery of raw materials
- Verifying the accuracy of goods received and vendor pricing
- Investigating and successfully resolving errors and discrepancies
- Maintaining a supplier evaluation system
- Working with the Sales Department to provide vendor forecasting information
- Assisting with special projects
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least one year of full-time experience in any of the following Supply Chain functions:

> Purchasing Assistant
> Inventory Assistant
> Planning Assistant
> Materials Coordinator

In addition to the following desired qualifications:

- An understanding of general manufacturing practices
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- Analytical and strategic-planning skills
- A comfort with numbers, data, spreadsheets and basic math
- Above-average written and verbal communication skills
- Relationship-building and follow-up skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Accuracy and attention-to-detail in your work
- Prioritization and time-management skills
- The ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment

PLUSES... That may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ Prior experience from a food manufacturing or distribution environment

+++ Prior packaging industry experience

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

Our client is an established provider of packaging solutions for the food and beverage industries.

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, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1318 - Northlake, IL 60164

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

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