Corporate Purchasing Manager – Peoria, IL

Job Summary (Full-Time Position)

Coulter Companies, Inc., part of a leading family held waste service organization that has been in business since 1928, is seeking the right individual to be part of our team as a Corporate Purchasing Manager. This opportunity is located in our Peoria, IL corporate office. Now is a great time to join our team!

Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the acquisition of materials needed for our corporate offices and other facilities as needed.
  • Source equipment, goods and services as well as managing vendors.
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms.
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis as well as benchmarking.
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks.
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries.
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.

Required Education, Skills and Experience include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Accounting, Business or equivalent is preferred but not required
  • Proven working experience as a Purchasing Manager, Agent or Officer
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Basic knowledge and experience in using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask and prioritize is absolutely required
  • Be a self-starter with a solution-oriented work ethic

We offer an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please apply here, on our website or submit a resume to Subject Line: Corporate Purchasing Manager