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Purchasing Coordinator

Messina Group Chicago ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Messina Group is currently seeking a Contract-to-Hire Purchasing Coordinator/Estimator for our client in Chicago (Pulaski & Fullerton area). 

Responsibilities

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, and delivery or invoice issues

Skills and Attributes

  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and supplier’s
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years Purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment or a manufacturing/engineering degree required
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding, cost breakdown and estimating
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers
  • Computer literate, with strong Microsoft skills/abilities

 

Company Description
Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed.

Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business.

Our staffing expertise includes:
• BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing
• BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing
• LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing
• FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing
• MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing
• MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

Messina Group

Why Work Here?

Great culture and growth potential!

Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed. Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business. Our staffing expertise includes: • BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing • BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing • LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing • FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing • MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing • MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

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Chicago, IL
USA

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