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ACT Consulting Morton Grove, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $29 Hourly
  • Temporary
Job Description

New Job Position for Buyer in Morton Grove, IL. Welcome candidates with relevant experience.

  • Job Position: 105393 - Buyer
  • Location: Morton Grove, IL
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Pay Rate: $29.13/ hr on W2

Job Description:
Buyer to analyze and process authorized requisitions by establishing sources of supply and issuing financially binding purchase orders.
The Buyer will be responsible for purchases in excess of $10 million annually.
The Buyer will also negotiate requirements of complex materials, supplies or services at most favorable prices consistent with quality, quantity, suitability, delivery requirements and reliability of selected sources of supply.
Description Implement sourcing strategies and supplier relationships to leverage Company purchases and customers’ requirements.
Creates plans to achieve cost saving targets. Negotiate purchase contracts with selected suppliers and follows up on delivery and quality compliance.
Responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels and part ordering policies in MRP software systems.
Analyze and interpret MRP reports and take appropriate course of actions.
Recommends and initiates new supply programs favorable to Company in areas of Production, Inventory Control, and Quality improvement.
Correspond with suppliers worldwide pertaining to bids, quotations, and other matters relative to purchasing and follow up.
Manage suppliers to levels of delivery and quality performance required by the Company. Familiar with competitive worldwide market situations and material alternatives.
Research to benchmark suppliers and processes.
Assist Company's Global Procurement team with data collection, outsourcing and communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting or related field
CPSM Certification is a plus
3-5 years of relevant experience
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of external and internal customers.
Effective verbal/ written communication and presentation skills

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours Travel: 10% or less

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ACT Consulting


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