Supply Chain Recruiting Firm | Buyer Planner Employment in Chicago

Kappa Search is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in manufacturing, procurement, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Buyer Planner as outlined below.

Responsibilities

  • Plans and schedule workflow for assembly, installation and manufacturing operations
  • Prepare and analyze production and supply chain reports, tracking any potential issues such as material shortages
  • Assist plant manager in defining production requirements that may require priority 
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders for materials, tools, and machinery
  • Ensure on time delivery of purchased products from vendors
Requirements
  • 5 years of experience in supply chain or buyer/planner role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Expert negotiation skills, including previous experience negotiating pricing and terms with vendors
  • Experience in a high volume manufacturing and distribution environment
  • Expert level MRP/ERP skills
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