Fairmount Minerals LTD

Wedron, IL

Senior Corporate Buyer

Fairmount Minerals LTD., located in Wedron, IL has an immediate opening for a Corporate Senior Buyer.  This individual will provide efficient and effective analysis, planning, organization, implementation, and control of purchasing activities for Fairmount Minerals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, developing, and leading strategic sourcing initiatives for identified commodities.
  • Execute multi-site, cross-functional cost reduction and/or efficiency improvement projects.
  • Perform spend analysis, supplier base rationalization, category segmentation, advanced sourcing and supply chain analytics, benchmarking, and implementation of best practices for assigned commodities.


  • 10+ years purchasing experience and CPM preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering, MBA preferred.
  • Previous multi-plant responsibility for MRO, Services, Energy and Capital Equipment procurement.
  • Strong negotiations and project management skills as well as total cost analysis capabilities.
  • Experience in mining/process industry environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, team-building, change management, and communication skills.
  • Strong MS Office and business systems capabilities, JD Edwards preferred.
  • Ability to travel, conducting on-site supplier audits and internal training programs.
 Full time position with competitive compensation, medical and dental benefit package, 401(k), Employee Stock Bonus Plan, Wellness Incentive Program and Safety Bonus Program.  To apply, mail resume to PO Box 177, Wedron, IL 60557 (Attn: HR), fax resume to 815-433-9866, or email to HR@FairmountMinerals.com