Sr. Buyer

North Barrington, IL | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 09/26/2023 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM23.8.29.1 Experience:

Job Description

My client, a food ingredient manufacturing company, is seeking a Sr. Buyer to join their dynamic team. This is located in the North Barrington, IL. This is a hybrid schedule. 

Sr. Buyer, Ingredients -Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position will be responsible for leading the procurement of raw materials and packaging.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiations, purchasing and risk management for food commodities
  • Development and management of suppliers
  • Work cross functionally with Manufacturing, Quality, R&D, Finance and Customer Service
  • Lead and manage ingredient and packaging categories


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate:

  • BA/BS preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a sourcing role for a manufacturing company
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Proven negotiation experience and supplier relationship building experience

My client is offering a generous compensation package including bonus. This position will have a hybrid schedule.

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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