Chicago Procurement Recruiters | Purchasing Recruitment | Buyer Employment

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that focuses on engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and procurement recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Buyer with automotive parts manufacturing experience.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Commodity Manager, the Buyer will;

  • Perform make/buy analysis and relay information to the commodity team.
  • Send out RFQs and RFPs to approved vendors.
  • Provide input and assistance in bid winning decisions.
    • Perform competitive analysis as assigned by Commodity Manager.
    • Provide purchasing systems updates and maintain data integrity
    • Perform special purchasing projects as necessary.
    • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, input costs, worldwide pricing, material lead times, and cutting-edge manufacturing processes

Requirements:

• Bachelors degree required, preferably in business, supply chain or engineering
• Purchasing experience is required, Tier 1 automotive industry experience would be a plus.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• MS – Office Professional expertise
• CPIM is desirable
• Experience with ERP systems

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