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Purchasing Analyst

Company: JSK Recruiting, Inc
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Purchasing Analyst

  • Foods manufacturer with several decades of successes has a need for a Purchasing Analyst at their corporate offices / manufacturing facility in Elmhurst, IL.--
  • This role will be 50% remote and 50% working from home
  • The company is expanding and is adding to the supply chain team and needs a purchasing professional who can quickly learn and advance
  • This role can grow into a Senior Buyer role in 2-4 years Benefits:
    • Work-life balance
    • Fantastic benefits --- medical, dental, 401K, pension plan, vision
    • PTO
    • Salary range is based on experience: 60K --- 75K (based on education and experience) Responsibilities:
      • Analyze, purchase and plan raw materials for manufacturing
      • Use MS Excel and ERP to analyze reports, track and monitor inventory and reduce stocks
      • Analyze purchasing price targets not to exceed standard cost.
      • Assist with implementing plans for cost reduction/control of major commodity groups.
      • Manage vendor base and collaborate on supplier metrics. Consolidate suppliers as appropriate.
      • Be self-directed and manage workloads and assignments.
      • Working with Purchasing Manager to manage new vendors, participate with the qualification process of new vendors and negotiations.
      • Establish and maintain a culture consistent with corporate core values. Qualifications:
        • BS/BA is required in Business, Supply Chain, Operations or related technical field.
        • 0-2+ years related experience in supply chain, MS Excel, purchasing, procurement or related in a manufacturing environment; prefer foods, packaging, consumer products background but open to any industry
        • Self-managed, self-directed with strong analysis skills
        • Well versed in purchasing methodologies such as: vendor management, rebuying, inventory management, data analysis, relationship building skills, negotiations and running reports
        • Ability to identify waste and look for cost effective solutions. #ZR #CB

Keywords: JSK Recruiting, Inc, Elmhurst , Purchasing Analyst, Professions , Elmhurst, Illinois

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