Purchasing Manager

DeKalb, IL

Posted: 05/23/2023 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM23.5.15 Experience:

Job Description

My client, a private, family owned  manufacturing company in DeKalb,IL is recruiting for a Purchasing Manager to join their team.

Purchasing Manager – In this role, this position will lead the purchasing team including – managing Buyers and Analysts, buying raw materials (steel and aluminum, components), vendor relationships, pricing and working closely with engineering and sales.

  • Mentor and lead a team of 3
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Purchase $20M of steel, aluminum, components and other raw materials.
  • Lead sourcing strategies and planning


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 5+ years in a buying role with a manufacturing company
  • Experience sourcing raw materials such as metals
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Ability to wear many hats

My client is offering a generous compensation package including bonus.

Meet Your Recruiter

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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