Procurement Buyer

$25 - $30 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Highland Park, Illinois
Job ID: 132079
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Our client, a leading national parts distributor, is expanding its team and seeking a dynamic Procurement Buyer to support the growing business. This role presents a unique opportunity for exposure to key stakeholders and involvement in strategic sourcing, supplier analysis and contract management within a national parts distribution context. 
Procurement Buyer Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers 

  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements 

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs 

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies 
    Conduct market research to stay informed about industry trends and pricing 

  • Negotiate and finalize contracts with suppliers, ensuring terms align with organizational goals 

  • Monitor contract performance and address any issues that may arise 

  • Analyze pricing proposals and cost structures to identify cost-saving opportunities 

  • Implement cost-effective strategies without compromising quality 

  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to ensure purchased products meet required standards 

  • Address and resolve any quality issues with suppliers 

  • Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with the supply chain 


Procurement Buyer Requirements:  

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred 

  • 1-3+ years within procurement 

  • Attention to details paired with strong communication skills 


If you are interested in this Procurement Buyer position and meet the requirements, please apply today! 
Thank you, 
Jenna Bartley 
Senior Project Manager, Supply Chain 
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