Kappa Search | Supply Chain Recruiters | Buyer Planner Jobs

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, supply chain, manufacturing and technical sales professionals in a variety of fields. We are currently recruiting for a Planning Manager for a growth opportunity in the Chicago area.

Job Title: Planning Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Compensation: $55-75k

Established manufacturing and distribution company is expanding and is looking for qualified applicants for a planning manager. This position will be focused on interacting with suppliers in an effort to handle pricing as well as predicting demand levels for the organization. The company is looking for someone that can improve fill rates and handle planning reports.
If you’re looking for an important, highly visible role with a growing company, this is the position for you.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years of purchasing/planning experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution organization
  • Someone that can learn new systems
  • Strong computer skills



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