Senior Procurement Buyer

$30 - $40 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: In Office
Location: Elk Grove VIllage , Illinois
Job ID: 138025
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LaSalle Network has partnered with our client, a global leader in providing sustainable solutions for waste management and recycling challenges, to bring on a Senior Procurement Buyer. The ideal candidate will bring extensive experience in direct procurement, with a focus on purchase order management, supplier relations, and inventory optimization.

Senior Procurement Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Lead the generation and management of purchase orders, adhering to organizational policies and procedures
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to finalize order specifications, quantities, and delivery timelines
  • Keep abreast of market trends, industry developments, and emerging technologies within the procurement space
  • Conduct comprehensive market research to identify potential new suppliers and evaluate their competitiveness
  • Drive cost-saving initiatives while upholding quality standards across procurement processes
  • Continuously assess existing contracts and agreements for opportunities to reduce costs
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers, ensuring favorable terms and conditions
  • Work closely with legal and compliance teams to ensure contract compliance and mitigate risks
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with various departments such as operations, finance, and project management to align procurement activities with overarching business objectives
  • Develop and implement supplier performance metrics for ongoing assessment and monitoring
  • Conduct regular supplier performance reviews and take corrective actions as necessary
  • Identify and proactively mitigate potential risks in the supply chain, including disruptions, quality issues, and geopolitical factors

Senior Procurement Buyer Requirements:
  • 3+ years of proven experience in procurement roles, with a focus on indirect procurement
  • Proficiency in utilizing Coupa or similar procurement software is highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, purchasing, supply chain management, or a related field is preferred

Thank you for considering this opportunity to join our client as a Senior Procurement Buyer. We eagerly anticipate reviewing your application and will reach out promptly if your qualifications align with the requirements of the role.

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.