Wood Dale, IL 60191

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: HJ1982822117 Compensation: $75000-80000 / year

Job Description

Title: Buyer

Location: Wood Dale, IL

Work Type: Onsite

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for 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.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Procurement of commodities (tubing, steel, fasteners, electrical components, replacement parts, and machine tools and parts), resale products, office supplies and equipment, printed matter and custom signs and backup to maintenance, repair and operations (“MRO”).
  • Securing quotations and negotiating prices and terms with the guidance of the Purchasing Manager.        
  • Verification of receipt of material as ordered.        
  • Coordination with Engineering, Sales, Production and Stockroom personnel to schedule materials for delivery to the shop floor in a timely manner. 
  • Ongoing monitoring of all materials purchased.
  • Monitoring and control of inventory levels for all items purchased.

  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience in purchasing, from planning through inventory control in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Sharp negotiating skills and business savvy.
  • B.S. required, APICS certification preferred.
  • Experience with MRP systems preferred.  

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


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About Wood Dale, IL

Ready to kickstart your career in the vibrant city of Wood Dale, Illinois? Explore our job opportunities in this thriving area nestled in the heart of DuPage County. Known for its close-knit community, top-notch schools, and convenient location near O’Hare International Airport, Wood Dale offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities. With easy access to the renowned Wood Dale Prairie Nature Preserve and nearby attractions such as the vibrant Schaumburg Boomers Stadium, job seekers can enjoy a plethora of recreational activities. Embrace the diverse culinary scene ranging from classic deep-dish pizza to upscale dining options while catching a show at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre or visiting the local Ned Brown Preserve. Join us in discovering the endless possibilities for your career growth here in Wood Dale!