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Aerotek Purchasing Analyst in Deerfield, Illinois

Aerotek is currently hiring for a Purchasing Analyst to join a large retail pharmacy in Deerfield, IL. This is an opportunity for an individual who is looking to work at a fortune 500 company and wants to make a difference! If you meet the qualifications below, please apply. Interviews will be taking place immediately!


  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.

  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.

  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing Supplies

  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.

  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.

  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.


  • 10 years experience in purchasing, budget management, finance, accounting, or forecasting

  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Expert ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.

  • Expert ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.

  • Expert leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

  • Expert knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.

  • Expert knowledge of supply chain management.

  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Bachelor's degree in related business field required.

  • CPSM/CPPM/CPP (Certified Professional Supply Management; Certified Professional Purchasing Management; Certified Purchasing Professional) preferred

  • In addition to managing discrete projects, the person in this role will also be responsible for supporting Strategic Sourcing Managers as they use SAP Ariba to execute sourcing events and manage contract documents.

  • This support may include working one on one with end users or leading group training sessions. In addition to strong project management skills, the successful candidate should also have the following:

  • A working knowledge of the SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Modules (Sourcing and Contracting Modules).

  • Prior experience using Ariba to manage sourcing events is strongly preferred

  • A detailed understanding of the strategic sourcing process. Experience as a buyer would be a strong plus

  • The ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • The ability to work with a variety of different stakeholder groups to build consensus and drive results in a cross-functional environment

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Location: Deerfield, Illinois

Posting ID: 7003766-1726

Pay Rate: Up to US$100000 per year

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.