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Senior Buyer

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

  • Start up culture, opportunity to grow with company!

  • Competitive Compensation

About Our Client

Our client is a start up CPG company with a crazy amount of upside! They are in a tremendous period of growth and are looking for qualified individuals to help them continue on the same trend! The role will play a key part in the growth of the company and division.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


The Sr. Buyer will be responsible for all category management functions. This individual will be responsible for completing feasibility analysis for new products, make/buy decisions, and full order-to-cash supply chain activities. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • ·Generate accurate purchase orders to suppliers to ensure appropriate inventory levels are attained and managed
  • ·Ensure materials are delivered to meet schedule in production facilities
  • Work alongside planning team to ensure data KPIs are aligned with inventory management and supply chain goals
  • Create tools for measuring supply chain efficiency's, and cost savings
  • Perform analysis and provide recommendations and ideas that support the organization's strategic goals and overall improvement of efficiency
  • Work collaboratively across all internal departments and external vendors and clients to meet and exceed expectations

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Purchasing, Operations Management, Materials Manufacturing or Finance or Supply Chain strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of purchasing, inventory control, and order fulfillment processes and inventory management methodologies required
  • 2+ years' experience in purchasing, sourcing, finance, and/or operations or manufacturing environment
  • User experience with Oracle or SAP strongly preferred
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office; Excel skills needed
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strong negotiation skills and leadership abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to handle high stress situations while maintaining strong professionalism and customer service

What's on Offer

If you fit the above criteria please apply directly and all qualified candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate can expect the following:

  • $65,000-85,000 dependent on the qualifications of the applicant
  • Health/dental/vision coverage

More Info / Apply

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