2018-09-13

Purchasing Manager
Job Opportunity at K44 Consulting LLC

Posted on Sep 13

8566244198

Location: King Of Prussia, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4167469

Our client, a large distributor of building products, is actively seeking a qualified Purchasing Manager to join their team.  The ideal candidate has at least 5 years experience in purchasing and strategic sourcing.  

Responsibilities - 
  • Optimize and maintain strong supplier and subcontractor relationships.
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Identify new suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Identify and execute cost savings opportunities.
  • Develop supplier performance metrics, oversee tracking, evaluate results, and work with suppliers to improve their performance.
  • Regularly communicate with suppliers concerning required products, volume, timing, costs and quality.
  • Obtain price quotes in support of customer service.
Qualifications Required -
  • Knowledge of common purchasing and category management concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure timely completion.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build productive cross-functional relationships and implement change.
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of vendors.
  • Ability to manager 8+ Product Managers
  • Expertise with managing and negotiating vendor pricing
  • Ability to navigate various procurement platforms/data sources.
  • Knowledge of Trend system a plus
  • Operational knowledge of e-sourcing.
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