Buyer - Food/CPG - Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove Permanent USD70,000 - USD90,000
  • Terrific opportunity for growth
  • Competitive Compensation Package

About Our Client

My client is an industry leader within the CPG/Packaging Industry. They are a multi-million dollar, global organization that is currently experiencing rapid growth. They are a highly recognizable brand name across North America, and offer their employees a highly flexible working environment, very competitive compensation and benefits, and the opportunity for growth.

Job Description

  • Vendor management including selection and price negotiation,
  • Analyzes market dynamics/ trends and price environment in order to manage price risk
  • Maintain control of contracted materials through delivery, including follow-up with the vendor on any product specification issues
  • Creates, measures and communicates supplier performance metrics to improve service and reduce costs
  • Report forecasted volume to management to manage price risks and other variables in the supply chain
  • Procures raw materials for production.
  • Reviews requisitions and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Advises production planning of any potential or real problems. Maintains a professional/open relationship with vendors.
  • Monitors open order reports.
  • Expedites late or potentially late deliveries.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Procurement experience in packaging, MRO or raw materials
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
  • 4+ years of experience

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary between $70,000- $90,000
  • 401K
  • Medical and dental Insurance
  • 3 weeks of vacation, 2 personal days, 9 paid holidays, 5 sick days
  • Parental leave
  • Identify theft & life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
Saskkia Wiggan
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement / Spend Analysis
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Buffalo Grove
Contract Type
Consultant name
Saskkia Wiggan
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