Supply Chain Analyst

La Grange, IL 60525

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Supply Chain Job Number: AB6320193517 Compensation: $30-32 / hour

Job Description

Title: Supply Chain Analyst

Location: La Grange, IL

Hire Type: Contract-to-hire

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.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: To use the existing system and ensure the timely purchasing and delivery of material to the facility to meet the production schedule while maintaining competitive cost structure and minimum inventory levels. Assist Category Buyers with data analysis, contract negotiation, supplier relations, purchase order development, invoice problem resolution.

Job Duties:

  • Effectively manage purchase order problem resolution to mitigate impact to Operations and Production groups
  • Communicate supplier relationship issues to Purchasing Management and shortages to Operations Group and assist in the development of recovery plan
  • Monitor production activity; be proactive and focus on support
  • Maintain Material Master Data
  • Ensure PO’s have been placed and transmitted to Suppliers
  • Monitor and maintain department metrics
  • Follow-up with Customer (Operations) and understand their needs
  • Maintain ERP system accuracy and react to ERP error messages in a timely and effective manner


  • 4-year degree (Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain specialization preferred) or Diploma/Certificate in Supply Chain Management or equivalent training
  • Strong MS Excel and ERP/MRP system skills
  • Competency using other computer-based programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; LN & SAP helpful
  • Solid problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed, team-based environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to negotiate solutions with Suppliers and Internal Customers

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

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