• location: La Grange, IL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $24 - $28 per hour

job description


Are you looking to join a growing company with opportunity for movement?  Our client is currently seeking a Buyer with expereince with either chemicals or packaging.  This is a contract to hire postion with an asap start.  Phone and virtual interviews will begin on Tuesday, May 26th.  Complete the online application for consideration.



Position Description

  • Utilize MRP signals to cut vendor Purchase Orders
  • Utilize MRP signals to change PO requirements dates or quantities based on changed sales order dates
  • Communicate regularly with vendors (by phone, by email and in person) to maintain relationship and ensure understanding of company needs
  • Monitor flow from suppliers, and perform expediting tasks as needed
  • Participate in a team meetings to determine production needs and material flow
  • Participate in supplier performance index score generation
  • Reach out to vendors for new material pricing
  • Aid in resolving invoice issues when they arise

  • Buying experience, especially in Chemicals or Packaging
  • Experience with MRP software – e.g., eMax, JDE, Epicor, SAP, AS400 etc.
  • Quick learner
  • strong time management skills
  • Problem solver
The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a smoke free environment

  • SAP (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • AS400

  • Bachelors

  • Years of experience: 2 years
  • Experience level:
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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