Purchasing Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 619435640-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Uline
  • Location: Gurnee, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Purchasing Project Manager
Corporate Headquarters
12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158


Be a part of the team that values hard work, dedication and hustle.  At Uline, our products are always in stock, ready to ship. In the Purchasing department, you'll make sure every location has enough supply to cover growing demand.

Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.


Position Responsibilities

  • Manage all purchasing activities involving new building expansions or setups; including stocking up new buildings and de-stocking / un-stocking existing buildings.

  • Work closely with the facilities operations projects team to understand project deadlines and project milestones and communicate key updates to leadership.

  • Own the branch product sourcing decision process. 

  • Consult with warehouses, buyers, and merchandising department to determine the appropriate supply network (direct buy, regional DC, master DC) for the item and update and maintain the system.

  • Collaborate with velocity teams to determine which items to stock to achieve desired building throughout.

  • Work collaboratively with IT and purchasing to assist with testing, training and support.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 7+ years of experience in inventory planning, demand planning, purchasing or systems.

  • Prior demand / supply planning and project experience in a distribution environment is a plus.

  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication.

  • Well organized and detail-oriented, with excellent time management skills.


Benefits

  • Complete insurance coverage includes medical, dental, vision and more.

  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Tuition Assistance Program that covers professional continuing education.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.


Employee Perks

  • On-site café with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.


About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,000 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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