Material Analyst

$25 - $30 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago , Illinois
Job ID: 131641
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Our client, a leading CPG company in Chicago, is looking for an analytical self-starter to support their purchasing team. As a Material Analyst, you will be reviewing and maintaining proper inventory levels to ensure delivery on time for all customer orders. This position will include aspects of inventory management, supply chain and operations.  
Material Analyst Responsibilities:    

  • Oversee requisition to purchase order workflow  
  • Manage order reception and supplier relationships  
  • Plan materials for operational needs  
  • Reconcile procurement-related invoices  
  • Efficiently handle self-billing processes  
  • Adapt to lead-time changes for supply chain efficiency  
  • Execute bid-file uploads from vendors  
  • Analyze data and make recommendations  
  • Monitor variances and suggest process improvements  
  • Participate in planning reviews and align data  
  • Ensure accurate data input to MRP/IT systems  
  • Monitor and report on inventory levels and trends  
  • Create detailed inventory reports for analysis  
  • Establish and maintain supplier performance metrics  
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement  

Material Analyst Requirements:  
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA  
  • 1+ year of experience in material planning and analysis  
  • Excellent analytical, planning and problem-solving skills  
  • Ability to undertake complex analysis to create information and to interpret data and trends  
  • Excellent documentation skills  
  • Experience or knowledge of statistics, forecasting and management information methods and techniques  
  • Proven IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills  

If you are interested in the Material Analyst position and meet the above requirements, please apply today!  
Thank you,  

Tatum Abegg   
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. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.