Role details

This position is now filled

Indirect Buyer

Chicago   •   USD48,000 - USD59,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to develop career with leading food company
  • Fast-paced environment with clear growth structure

About Our Client

As one of the world's leading food companies, our client operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

Job Description

  • Develop sourcing strategies that deliver short and long term value to corporate business needs
  • Ideate, define and implement key Strategic Spend Management (SSM) initiatives to fund business growth
  • Develop sourcing strategies that deliver short and long term value

The Successful Applicant

  • 1-2 years experience in Buying, other supply chain, or finance preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree. Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business or Indirect Sourcing preferred
  • Learning Agility - learns quickly and can apply skills to new projects or situations. Demonstrates passion for learning and continuous improvement
  • Decision Making - learns where and how to get information and make decisions. Asks for help when needed.
  • Process Leadership - learn and apply continuous improvement processes and tools. Ensure a path to compliance of the Indirect Sourcing Policy and Standard.
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness - ability to collaborate, influence and motivate others. Build and maintain strong relationships with business partners and suppliers. Communicates effectively and independently tailors messages appropriate to the situation/audience

What's on Offer

Compensation for the successful Buyer will be commensurate with experience