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IT Purchasing Manager

Kforce Technology Chicago Full-Time
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Kforce has a client seeking an IT Purchasing Manager in Chicago, IL. The position manages all aspects of Purchasing. Purchases inventory components per game release, tooling, supplies and services necessary for the operation of the company. Principal Responsibilities:
  • Instrumental in sourcing the various commodities purchased in the company, and negotiate the best total cost
  • Manager or purchase commodities based on requirements, considering yield and attrition demand
  • Manage the overall supplier quality and delivery performance of the supply base
  • Oversee and issues relative to item receipt if required, while monitoring the SRP (Supply Release Plan) as receipts are posted
  • Approve payments and coordinate proforma invoices for supplies with those terms
  • Manager or coordinate freight pick-up for orders place and handle any freight claims for parts within your control
  • Develop and execute purchase orders for inventory and shop supplies
  • Mentor and manage Buyers
  • Manages workflow for department and coordinate which commodities are assigned to which


  • 7 + years of relative industry experience
  • Prior management experience needed
  • Knowledge in reading drawings and understanding the commodity type and process required to source correctly
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multi task
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Keen negotiation skills, cost conscience
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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