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Buyer / Purchasing Agent
at Kforce Inc.
Bedford Park, IL

Buyer / Purchasing Agent
at Kforce Inc.
Bedford Park, IL

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Kforce is looking for an intermediate level Buyer/Purchasing Agent for their Bedford Park, Illinois (IL) location. The ideal candidate will purchase raw material to meet customer requirements. Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Orders, prices and arranges delivery of materials within terms of contract
  • Handles 3rd party order placement & billing
  • Resolves A/P variances & receipt exceptions
  • Receives and completes costing inquires
  • Reviews costs and terms of contracts
  • Calculates cost of materials
  • Provides order updates to outside groups upon request
  • Performs root cause analysis for delivery failures


  • 0-2 years of experience with a four-year degree
  • Two years of supply planning or company experience without a four-year degree
  • Working knowledge of company supply chain model, operations capability and sales process as it relates to the role
  • Understands and uses the tools provided
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and problem solve
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Basic PC skills with an emphasis on Excel - Company/ERP System skills
  • General knowledge of the supplier relationship function
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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