Tinley Park, Illinois 60448

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Accounting Job Number: BA10522148 Compensation: 65000

Job Description

Title: Buyer

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the execution of the procurement strategies, supplier selection, and management and inventory management for specific commodities.

Job Duties:

  • Executes procurement strategy, supplier selection, and management, as well as inventory management for specific commodities.
  • Plan and execute activities to minimize costs and inventories, identify and mitigate supply risk, establish alternative sourcing strategies, and monitor supplier performance for the commodities assigned.
  • Purchase Order creation, monitoring, and maintenance of open purchase orders along with prioritizing and expediting materials/products as required to support production and customer requirements.
  • Effectively negotiate pricing and delivery of materials and services.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Technical Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with MRP generating buying requirements and knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems

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