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New Opportunity due to growth and expansion of the business
Be part of a new team with leadership and development opportunities
About Our Client
With a 60 year tradition, our client has grown to one of the leading businesses within the Consumer Goods industry here in Chicago. They boast an open, collaborative work environment and are adamant about investing in and giving back to their employees.
The Buyer Planner will focus in perishable goods procurement for the North American market, working closely with local suppliers as well as regional production centers across the United States. Equally the replenishment planner will be responsible for inventory and logistics of products to local distribution centers and key customers. This position will be integral for the establishment of new customers and delivering best in class service, further expanding the business.
The Successful Applicant
The Buyer Planner will have 5 years + procurement experience within perishable goods or retail industry with 3 to 4 years experience in forecasting / demand planning. The Replenishment Planner will also have strong analytical skills using ERP systems such as SAP, JDA etc. as well as Excel. As this role will be focusing heavily on interacting with internal stakeholders and suppliers, the Replenishment Planner will also have strong customer facing ability to promote the Procurement team both inside and outside the organization.
What's on Offer
This is great opportunity for any buyer planner in the consumer goods industry looking for a challenge to develop their career. For all those interested, please apply now!