Purchasing Manager


Peerless of America, LLC., is a global manufacturing firm headquartered in Effingham, IL. We are 120 employees strong and are looking for a professional and experienced Purchasing Manager to join our organization. The successful candidate will work closely with Sales, Operations, and Shipping to optimize our profitability goals. The candidate will have proven negotiation and working skills to ensure our vendors are supplying product at cost savings in a timely manner. We offer a full benefit package and a competitive salary structure.

Please note that all resumes submitted will be treated confidentially. If you want to work for that growing team with work-life balance, come see what we have to offer.


  • Excellent proven negotiation skills to oversee material pricing regarding production demand
  • Conduct monthly inventory and also champion the yea rend inventory for the facility
  • Creates purchase orders and ensure all documents are sent to the required departments/clients.
  • Back-up to the shipping and receiving department
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others
  • Proficient with Microsoft-Excel and inventory software -GSS
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Possesses a cooperative and positive demeanor and works well in a team environment


  • Five or more years professional experience in a manufacturing environment with three years in Purchasing
  • Three years experience in a supervisory field required
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • A self-starter, team player with a strong sense of urgency

Compensation & Benefits

This position has a highly competitive salary structure that includes, health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances with a health savings account and 401 K offerings. We also offer paid time off and 9 paid Holidays per year with referral bonuses of $1 K/referral. We are a company that cherishes the work/life balance.


Please note that all inquiries and applications will remain completely confidential.


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