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System One Services Purchasing Specialist in Naperville, Illinois

Purchasing SpecialistNaperville, IL




Compensation Range:72000.00

Job ID:118377

Date Posted:08/07/2020

Purchasing Specialist in its Naperville, Illinois location. As Purchasing Specialist, you will be responsible for managing suppliers and related activities to drive cost, lead time, and on time performance.

  • Displays willingness to make decisions and exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions and includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Makes timely decisions.

  • Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

  • Request for Quotation

  • Direct & Indirect Purchase Order Placement including MRO

  • Order Expedition

  • Supplier Performance Management

  • Reviews requisitions.

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.

  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.

  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.

  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.

  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.

  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

  • Approves invoices for payment.

  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Sourcing or Procurement for Materials and MRO

  • One to two years related experience and/or training in a related field such as Purchasing, Sourcing, Logistics or other Supply Chain role


  • ERP system implementation, troubleshooting, and reporting

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong math skills

  • Oral/Written Communication skills

  • Problem solving

  • SAP

  • Order Processing systems

  • Cost Consciousness

  • Presenting