Purchasing Associate - Chicago
The primary purpose and function of the Purchasing Associate is to ensure that procurement processes are done accurately, timely, and efficiently while providing excellent client service. Other responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to: requisition processing, purchase order changes, purchase order acknowledgements, and resolving invoice match exceptions for specific commodities.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with suppliers, requestors, commodity specialists, and other sourcing teams. Follow basic Sourcing guidelines to monitor, measure, improve, analyze and implement Sourcing processes and customer requirements in completing assignments. Provide support and collaboration in a fast-paced, team environment, and works under limited supervision.
Some background with financial transactions such as PO's, invoicing, accounts payable, requisitions is preferred. Strong communication skills -- ability to coordinate with suppliers and internal customers is very important.