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Randstad Purchasing Manager in Gurnee, Illinois

Purchasing Manager

job details:

  • location:Gurnee, IL

  • salary:$90,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, May 22, 2020

  • experience:Manager

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Transportation and Warehousing

  • reference:S_866108

  • questions:aaron.nickel@randstadusa.com847-367-1117

job description

Purchasing Manager

Randstad is partnering with a top client in the Gurnee, IL area seeking a Purchasing/Inventory Manager.


  • Coordinate and analyze the Company?s supply chain.

  • Monitor transportation, inventory, purchasing, and warehousing.

  • Manage the flow of materials in and out of inventory and suppliers.

  • Organize and manage transportation activities from suppliers in the US and overseas.

  • Manage in-house inventory for cartons and paper rolls.

  • Keep abreast of schedule changes to ensure adequate supplies are on hand.

  • Source, negotiate and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


--Good communication skills both inter-office and with suppliers with the ability to negotiate prices.

--Ability to work both independently or on a team.






  • At least 15 years of experience working as a Buyer/Logistics for a manufacturing company.

  • Must have logistics experience within manufacturing for freight and inventory.

  • Must have experience sourcing and buying cartons.

  • Preferred experience in roll paper.

If you meet the requirements for this opportunity, please or send your resume to

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