Purchasing Manager 2013

  • Oversees and manages all activities related to the procurement of routine, critical and strategic commodities, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.
  • Direct responsibility for managing limited strategic commodities.
  • Responsible for supervising employees within the purchasing department.
  • Design, implement, and manage procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements.
  • Negotiates and/or supervises the negotiation of quality, price, delivery and service for commodities, equipment and supplies with suppliers.
  • Participate on teams, both departmental and cross-functional for the purpose of problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Updates and/or maintains purchasing ISO 9000 procedures and work instructions in accordance with the ISO standard and quality guidelines.
  • Responsible for overseeing supplier selection and monitoring supplier activities and performance.

Qualifications: -

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university
  • Minimum -3-5 years of purchasing experience - preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous supervisory and team leadership experience required.
  • Comprehensive and diversified supply chain experience that ranges from routine commodities (such as office supplies) to strategic and critical commodities (such as electronics and custom machined/fabricated products).
  • Experience with Logistics a plus.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 preferred.Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Products required.