Purchasing Manager in Downers Grove, IL at Johnson Search Group.

Date Posted: 6/28/2021

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JobID: 384799

Johnson Service Group is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for one of our clients to lead the Supply Chain team in the western suburbs.  We are looking for a hardworking and capable leader to help take our Purchasing to the next level.  Reporting to the VP of Operations, your role will involve:

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
  • Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
  • Managing supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, deliveries, ensuring continuity of supply.
  • Maintaining the supplier database and related documentation.
  • Determine and manage inventory needs to support both production and customer service.
  • Actively participate with multi-disciplinary teams to find sustainable, scalable, and cost efficient solutions in material supply.
  • Ensure that all purchased items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Supervise a staff of 3 to 4 buyers / inventory employees.

Qualifications:

  • 10 + years’ experience as a Purchasing Manager or in a similar position.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in supervisory role.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and material requirements.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Experience sourcing electrical components is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical fabrication processes such as machining, welding, and sheet metal fabrication is a plus.

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Driven and ambitious personality
  • Dependable and conscientious with a high standard of quality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

We offer our employees a small company culture with large company resources. Our benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, educational assistance, and a 401(k) plan with a company match. We also offer a casual dress code and flexible working hours.




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