Chicago purchasing and procurement recruiting firm seeks a Buyer

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading manufacturing and supply chain recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of manufacturing, supply chain  and sales roles. Currently, we are seeking a Buyer, and someone who is comfortable negotiating, for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to take the initiative in determining needed materials/products and monitor the swift delivery of those materials. This person will need to take the leading role in contract negotiation while being aware of competitive prices. He/She will need to be a great communicator in order to establish good, working relationships with outside and inside vendors and visitors.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule timely deliveries
  • Oversee that orders are accounted for in company system
  • Negotiate supplier agreements with services and payments

Requirements:

  • Financially proficient and literate
  • Manufacturing/fabrication-purchasing metal or steel experience

Preferences:

  • 4-year degree
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