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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Sycamore, IL

Sycamore, IL
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span Do you have at least five years’ experience in purchasing in a high paced manufacturing environment? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree and open to traveling up to 25%? Are you looking for a direct hire job in the Sycamore, IL area? If you answered yes to all three of those questions, then you might be the ideal candidate for this Senior Manufacturing Buyer job! This job will have responsibility for developing strategies, material replenishment and management, ensuring all quality, delivery, and cost requirements are met, inventory analysis, tracking and scheduling.  This job will also ensure parts are available, ensuring on time delivery to the customer.  This position is equal parts strategic and tactical and will work closely with the entire procurement team while managing over 500 SKUs. br   br Key Tasks & Responsibilities br   br Key Tasks & Responsibility br Purchase parts, raw materials, finish goods, and packaging – ensuring sufficient level of inventory is in place to satisfy client orders br Review and analyze late, current, and future demand and creating a plan to meet customer demand while reducing cost and lower inventory br Strategically and tactically manage inventory and purchasing functions of all materials br Manage the Customer -- act as an interface between floor and customer, communicate problems and appropriately deal with customer demand to ensure on time delivery br Continuous improvement -- participate in continuous improvement activities that drive the KPI's br Lead supplier quality improvement efforts – root cause analysis, auditing, and statistical analysis br   br   br REQUIREMENTS br - Bachelor’s degree required – ideally in supply chain, operations, or procurement        br - 5+ years’ experience in a similar role required, multi-plant experience preferred br - 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing industry required, Kanban br - APICS/Six Sigma certification is a big plus (or working towards) br - Strong Strategic Sourcing Background br -          Knowledge of Lean principles, raw materials, Kaizen events br - Proficiency in Advanced Excel and SAP (implementation experience is a plus) br - Ability to work collaboratively in a changing environment br - Ability to travel up to 25% br   br If you or someone you know is qualified and interested in this Senior Manufacturing Buyer job in Sycamore, IL, please apply immediately! This job is moving quickly and will interview very soon! If this is not the right job for you, but you are interested in other supply chain jobs, send your resume to br /span