Purchasing Manager-Chicago Area (BH 954)

Our client,  a fast growing industrial company, is seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to be responsible for a ~$30mm purchasing budget

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a purchasing  budget of ~ 20-$30mm per year. Raw materials/ingredients used in the manufacture of food, pharmaceutical and industrial products, sourced domestically.

Requirements:

  • 5-10 years of purchasing experience in the chemical or ingredients industry.
  • Looking for someone who will have a sense of urgency and respond quickly to requests and questions from the sales team and others.
  • Exceptional multi-tasker
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills
  • A team-player who wants to share information and collaborate with other team members.
  • Tenacious and committed to getting the very best products for the best price.
  • A leader who could help teach/mentor others as they grow the department to support the fast growth of the company

Why Consider this company/job?

  • Great time to come aboard. Company is growing very fast. Grew ~ 75% in the last few years!  Will be hiring lots of people over the next few years.
  • Advancement: They are committing to promoting from within and there will be many opportunities at all layers.
  • They support their employees with continuing education and other career enhancement opportunities.
  • Laid back, positive company culture. Warm genuine people who work very well together

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