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Contract Negotiation/Planning/Manufacturing
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Location: Waukegan, IL
Pay Rate: Contract: 28.85 to 31.25 $/hr
Salary: 60.00 to 65.00 K$/yr
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Position Type/ Job Duration: Direct hire
Education Required: BS 
Years Experience Required: 5

Job Posted: 11/25/2017
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Apply Deadline: 12/23/2017
Job #: 135166MJT
Job order status: Client is actively seeking candidates
Relocation available: Not Available

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Immediate full-time opportunity located near Waukegan, IL for a Buyer/Planner at a leading manufacturer of scientific and testing equipment used for material testing. This position is responsible for the procurement of goods and services which involves managing competitive bids and negotiating with suppliers. The ideal candidate will have a Four year degree (Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related technical degree is preferred) and at least five years' experience in a purchasing/buyer role in a manufacturing environment. This is a direct hire opportunity to join a growing an innovative organization. APPLY NOW!


  • Responsible for the procurement of goods and services
  • Executes company-wide cost savings opportunities which involves managing competitive bids and negotiating with suppliers
  • Negotiating terms and drafting contracts
  • Acts as point of contact for suppliers and manages day-to-day supplier relationships, including service, delivery, quality, and billing issues
  • Maintains item information and pricing within e-procurement platform
  • Ensure ERP system is a complete and accurate working platform for purchasing
  • Manage relationships with suppliers, set and measure standards of performance


  • Four (4) year degree is required (Engineering, Business or Supply Chain degree is preferred)
  • Must have at least five (5) years’ experience in purchasing role in a manufacturing environment
  • Strategic sourcing and contract negotiations (purchasing / service agreements) skills
  • Experience utilizing ERP system is required
  • Customer and supplier relationship building and management skills
  • Certification on APICS or CPM or CPSM is a plus


  • Full benefits package
  • PTO plan
  • Growth opportunity
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