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H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

H.B. Fuller Construction Products (a subsidiary of H.B. Fuller Company) is a leading provider of technologically advanced solutions to the commercial, industrial and residential construction industry. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, the company’s recognized and trusted brands - TEC®, CHAPCO®, Grout Boost®, Foster®, ProSpec and others - are available through an extensive network of distributors and dealers, as well as home improvement retailers.

Buyer III

Aurora, IL


H.B. Fuller is seeking an experienced Buyer to proactively manage inventory to ensure each plant is supplied with optimal inventory levels of raw materials or Finished Goods produced at other HB Fuller sites. This is achieved through effective management of business processes with discipline, speed, execution and accountability to continually improve the material requirements planning process.

The Buyer works closely with the sourcing team, demand planner, master planner, and asset scheduler to ensure constant and consistent material flow through the manufacturing process. Also works closely with the Master Planner to determine the appropriate inventory planning strategies and inventory levels. The MRP Planner proactively analyzes and recommends inventory replenishment strategies, inventory policies, and safety stock strategies based on market demands and business goals.

This position incorporates global commodity strategies developed by the Strategic Sourcing Manager in charge of that particular commodity. That includes vendor/product mix to support the strategy and coordination of potential pre-buys or stock builds dependent on the current supply situation for a specific raw material.

This position will be responsible for strategic sourcing for all items purchased that are not controlled by a strategic sourcing manager. Sourcing responsibilities include assurance of supply, superior cost management and uncompromising stewardship in support of our internal & external customers.


  • High School Degree and 5+ years of experience; or related Bachelor’s Degree
  • Training Provided: Basic Sourcing Training and Detailed Policy Training, Specific System Training.
  • 2 + years of experience with ERP Systems
  • 5 + years of MS Excel
  • Travel up to 15% could be required, mainly in the first year.


Associates Degree or greater or APICS CPIM certification, experience working with systems, competent in Microsoft Word and Excel,

Employees receive full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid Holidays. All employees qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are based on company and individual performance.

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H.B. Fuller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Location
Aurora, Illinois, United States
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