Current Job Openings

Purchasing Agent-Niles, IL

Post Date: 01/13/2020

Req. Number: 78661

City: Niles

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60714


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Buyer to work in this direct hire role placed with our client, a leading manufacturer in the Cook County, IL area.  

Our client seeks a candidate that is experienced in strategic purchasing of raw materials (stainless steel) in a manufacturing setting.  


  • Prepare purchase orders 
  • solicit bids 
  • review requisitions for goods and services 


  • The ideal candidate will be experienced with vendor relations to source quality product with on-time delivery.
  • They will have planning experience in cost savings and development of procedures and policies.  
  • This role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work across the organization to achieve goals.  
  • Candidates will have knowledge of all aspects of the business, including raw materials, production processes, quality control and company-wide costs.  
  • Candidates will be MS Office proficient and possess experience with internet-based purchasing systems.  

Competitive salary and benefits package. 

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