Buyer, Ingredients & Packaging

Chicago, IL

Posted: 09/05/2019 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: RP9.5.3 Pay Rate: Base to $70K

Buyer, Ingredients & Packaging – Located in Chicago, this position will report to the Director of Purchasing and be responsible for a $10M spend of flavors, food chemicals and packaging. Responsibilities include:

  • negotiations, purchasing and risk management of ingredients and packaging
  • develop and maintain supplier relationships
  • work cross functionally with R&D, Quality Assurance, Finance and Customer Service.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 years of experience sourcing food ingredient for a manufacturing company
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with ERP/MRP
  • Certifications are a plus

My client is offering growth potential and a generous compensation package.


Rob Purcell
Recruiter - Supply Chain

The CPS, Inc. Supply Chain Management Division specializes in placing Supply Chain Professionals nationwide with a focus in manufacturing industries. We place people in the following types of positions: Procurement; Planning; Logistics; Transportation; Warehouse; Distribution….from entry level to executive.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With 45 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs.

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