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Chemical Buyer


Chicago, IL

Posted 3 weeks ago

Seeking to hire a Chemical Buyer for a direct hire opportunity in Chicago. Responsible for purchasing/releasing bulk materials based on forecasted schedules, to ensure materials are available for production startup. This includes but is not limited to the selection of vendors, pricing, availability, inventory control, and quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain bids and place orders for all production requirements
  • Generate and monitor purchase orders
  • Supply accounting with a copy of the purchase order and e-mail/fax info to vendors
  • Verify materials received are as ordered (correct materials, quantity, and quality)
  • Postproduction and enter bulk receipts daily
  • Update/coordinate bulk unloading schedule
  • Notify customers/vendors of any issues and resolve them within a timely manner. If any problems with resolving issues that may affect the production and/or operation of the plant, notify the General Manager
  • Expedite materials, if necessary, to ensure delivery for production
  • Handle special assignments as instructed by Supervisor
  • Maintain files for vendors/customers, with telephone numbers, address information, shipping information, accounting information, correspondence, orders, releases, and contact names
  • Generate necessary paperwork for returns of materials that may be out of specification, overages, and damages. Distribute information to all departments that require this information
  • Supply monthly reports to customers and internally when required
  • Process memos, letters, and reports
  • Review daily materials shortage report and advise management of any issues
  • Wear all safety protective equipment required by the company
  • Participate in regular inventory checks
  • Cross-train with other employees in the department

Other Details:

  • Schedule: 7 am-4 pm
  • Location: Chicago
Contact the Recruiter:
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John Dewar
Sr Talent Advisor
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John Dewar
Sr Talent Advisor
(847) 692-0624
(847) 692-0624
From the initial phone call up to the first day on the job and after, John was there guiding and coaching me throughout the process. I could not ask anything more from a professional recruiter. He was courteous, polite, and very knowledgeable.
– Victor B.
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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