Purchasing Assistant

Northbrook, IL

Posted: 02/12/2019 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JMM12.5.2 Pay Rate: up to $50K

Purchasing Assistant

Provides administrative support to the Purchasing department. 

  • Create, follow-up and close purchase orders
  • Maintain all vendor and pricing files and databases.
  • Monitor invoicing issues. Work with suppliers and the Inventory Control team to solve the discrepancy.
  • Gather and develop market data information.
  • Work with Sourcing Manager to maintain current and accurate product database
  • Locate general suppliers, using sources such as the internet and catalogs.
  • Assist in preparation of Supplier Performance Ratings procedure.
  • Back-up purchasing staff as needed.


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1-3 years of purchasing experience a plus.
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • SAP experience required.
  • Strong PC and intermediate Excel, Word and Database (Access) skills required.
  • Partner with all levels of the organization as well as the outside business contacts.


Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With over 40 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs. 

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