Director of Purchasing

Greater Chicagoland Area


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Type: Permanent

Experience: Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Purchasing

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Other

Salary: $100,000-$125,000

Reference ID: 668

Date Posted: 01/12/2023

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Position: Director of Purchasing, Capital Equipment

Location: Greater Chicago, IL Area

Position: #668

Interested in leading the transformation of procurement to support business growth with a leading privately-held and growing multi-site manufacturer of capital equipment?

Are you a procurement professional with experience in a manufacturing setting and ready to take the next step career wise?

If so, let's connect!

Our client is a leading privately held and growing multi-site manufacturer of capital equipment. In this Director of Procurement role, you will be responsible for $40 million in annual spend while providing strategic vision to reduce costs and gain efficiencies within the purchasing team.


Client Overview

  • A growing and profitable privately held organization that specializes in designing and manufacturing capital equipment
  • For more than 100 years, our client has built a reputation for engineering innovation that now includes energy generating and recovery features and preventative maintenance software to increase machine uptime
  • Based in suburban Chicago with 2 manufacturing facilities to serve customers for custom and standard equipment needs

Position Overview

  • Responsible for $40 million in annual purchasing spend for raw materials, components, and related supplies
  • Provide strategic vision to purchasing to support business growth while reducing costs and gaining efficiencies
  • As needed, perform buyer and expeditor functions as needed
  • Maintain information in the ERP system to provide accurate, real time information

Candidate Requirements

  • Ideally, 10 or more years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability and experience managing people and projects
  • Knowledge of steel and steel coil purchasing
  • Strong verbal, written, and analytical skills
  • Team oriented, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without restrictions

Compensation & Benefits

  • 401K plan with company match
  • Annual target bonus with profit sharing plan
  • Competitive Blue Cross Blue Shield group PPO or HSA medical

Be assured that resumes will be kept strictly confidential until we speak about a specific opportunity and agreement of ours. If your experience matches our client's requirements, we will contact you immediately.

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