Glendale Heights, Illinois

Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager


Location: Glendale Heights, IL


Position ID: 1390


We’re currently working on a search with a nimble manufacturer and distributor of raw materials to the food & beverage, personal care, cosmetics and industrial industries. As they look to take their supply chain to the next level, they are looking to add a Sr. Buyer that will be ready to move into a Purchasing Manager role within 4-6 months.



Position Description:

  • Working manager with oversight of 2-3 buyers.
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships to ensure quality, cost, and supply chain needs are met.
  • Drive program management efforts including cost reduction programs, supplier changes, relocation of suppliers, design changes, etc.
  • Identify excess, obsolete, and discontinued inventory issues.
  • Develop and maintain metrics to monitor supplier performance.
  • Direct communication with both domestic- and global suppliers.
  • Protect the financial performance of the organization by identifying potential supply chain issues.


Background Required:

  • Highly energetic individual with at least 5 years of related purchasing and inventory management experience.
  • Bachelor’s required, sorry no exceptions.
  • Proven track record of success in similar role.



  • $80,000 – $90,000 + bonus.
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental and 401(k).

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