Role details

Buyer (Dairy)

Chicago   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced, hands-on atmosphere
  • Ability to make key decisions that directly impact the organization

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in their industry, supplying to food businesses for over a quarter of a century. They are a purchasing powerhouse, seeking a bright candidate to bring onto the team in the Dairy category. This individual will be given the chance to hit certain targets, and in turn reap the rewards.

Job Description

  • Strategically sources, negotiates, and facilitates relationships with suppliers
  • Tracks relevant market trends to assure best cost, quality, and delivery
  • Analyzes and leverages spend across the dairy category
  • Strategizes pricing involved with the products purchased

The Successful Applicant

  • 2+ years strategic sourcing experience with cheese, dairy, and related food products
  • Specific commodity experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to think creatively an freely when it comes to sourcing
  • Industry knowledge in Food/Beverage, CPG, or Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Exceptional negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's Degree required; systems experience a plus

What's on Offer

Compensation for the successful Buyer (Dairy) will be commensurate with experience.

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