HireLevel powered by Extra Help is seeking a Purchasing Associate for our client located in North Chicago, IL. Our client is an international firm specializing in healthcare manufacturing and research with a rich 125+ year history.
Job Title: Senior Purchasing Associate
Job Category: Full-time, 5-Month Contract
Hours: Monday - Friday; 8: 00 am 4: 30 pm
Location: North Chicago, IL
Similar Positions: Procurement, Inventory Management, Buyer, Supply Chain
Job Responsibilities of the Purchasing Associate:
Plan, perform and administer purchasing activities to assure that all assigned production parts and materials are delivered within required deliver, quality, compliance and price perimeters.
Conduct and document procurement activities and negotiations to support prudent buying decisions.
Maintain ongoing interface with various departments to assure that materials purchased meet requirements at lowest practical cost.
Monitor open order reports and take appropriate, corrective action on Monthly Reporting Factors.
Required to develop Excel spreadsheets as a visual reporting mechanism to management.
Job Requirements of the Purchasing Associate:
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
5+ years of experience required.
Strong systems experience in Microsoft applications including Excel, PC applications, E-mail, and internet search.
Ability to pass client's background and drug screen requirements.
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