Contract Buyer/Planner

$30 - $40 hourly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Oakbrook Terrace, IL  [In Office]

Job ID:128586

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Job Description

Our client, a leader in the CPG industry, is seeking a Procurement Buyer to join the Inventory Control Team. Ensuring precise inventory management, including stock transfer orders, is essential for supply chain success. If this aligns with your skills and career goals, please read below and apply today!

Procurement Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Monitor inventory levels, ensure stock accuracy and implement strategies to minimize excess or obsolete inventory
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date transaction code documentation for all procurement, inventory management, and production planning processes
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within the transaction code documentation and usage
  • Evaluate supplier performance, assess lead times and optimize supplier relationships for reliability and efficiency
  • Utilize data and analytics to make informed decisions regarding inventory management, procurement strategies and production planning
  • Collaborate with the sales and distribution teams to allocate inventory effectively, ensuring that customer orders are fulfilled promptly and according to priority
  • Regularly audit and reconcile inventory levels to minimize discrepancies, enhance accuracy and prevent stockouts or overstock situations

Procurement Buyer Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business or other related field is preferred
  • 3+ years of Inventory or Supply Chain experience
  • Experience using SAP is a must
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented and strong oral and written communication skills

If you are interested in this Procurement Buyer opportunity and qualify per above requirements, please apply today.

Thank you,

Jenna Bartley
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.