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Sr Buyer - Direct Materials

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Glenview, United States

  • Fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment at a $2.5Bn company

  • Project-based global procurement across a variety of commodities

About Our Client

Our client is a global leader of industrial manufacturing for steel, plastic, and resin applications. Fostering an extremely cross-functional culture, our client promotes growth not within the procurement organization, but cross-functionally to teams including finance and operations.

With a new procurement leadership team in place, our client has successfully realigned from a region-based procurement strategy in a globally centralized function. The Sr Buyer - Direct Materials sits on a team of several other Buyers/Sr Buyers in a project-based environment support category management strategies across the globe, not just North America.

Job Description

The Sr Buyer - Direct Materials will:

  • Support category strategy via analysis and provide recommendations
  • Lead projects to improve total cost of ownership including cost, delivery, and overall quality
  • Provide strategic insight to designated commodities via market knowledge and reporting
  • Regularly report to internal stakeholders and develop key relationships within various business units

The Successful Applicant

The successful Sr Buyer - Direct Materials will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technical field
  • 2-5 years of strategic sourcing experience
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exposure to a global procurement environment

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Sr Buyer - Direct Materials is $80,000 - $90,000 base salary commensurate with candidate experience


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