Supply Chain Analyst - Buyer Analyst

Salary:
Up to $75,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Gurnee Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Analyst - Supply Chain
Buyer Analyst
Up to $75,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits
Gurnee Area

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

- Managing and executing the procurement of goods and services
- Analyzing purchase orders and purchasing data
- Providing feedback on pricing accuracy, spend management and savings opportunities
- Establishing best practice for volume-based purchasing, while maintaining appropriate inventory levels
- Developing strong and positive relationships with vendors
- Analyzing vendor performance
- Evaluating vendors based upon product lead times, delivery appointments, quality standards and contract commitments
- Assisting the Procurement Team with spending assessments, Request for Proposals (RFPs), supplier selection, price negotiation and bid evaluation
- Resolving issues related to purchasing and vendor performance
- Recommending process and system improvements as appropriate to establish best practice
- Assisting with the implementation of new processes and procedures
- Coordinating with various company departments to drive efficiencies and minimize errors
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least one year of Buying / Purchasing experience
- AND at least one year of Buying / Purchasing Analyst experience
- AND a Bachelor's Degree (Any Major)

In addition to the following desired qualifications:

- Experience using any Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
- Advanced analysis skills
- Comfort with numbers, data, math and spreadsheets
- Problem-solving skills
- Critical-thinking skills
- Above-average communication skills
- Relationship-building skills
- Organization skills
- Attention to detail
- Follow-up skills

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

+++ Sourcing experience from a manufacturing environment

+++ A Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or similar

Our client is an international manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals.

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 #19-1375 - Gurnee, IL 60031

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

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