Purchasing Manager
Job Opportunity at Priority One Search

Posted on Nov 28

http://www.priorityonesearch.com    614-795-1971

Location: Troy, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4172933

Purchasing Manager

The Purchasing Manager will manage and coordinate the activities of Buyers and support staff engaged in purchasing and distributing raw materials, equipment, machinery and supplies in support of the organization.

  • Develop and maintain a culture of continuous improvement focused on driving cost and service efficiencies.
  • Develop, manage, and control the purchasing department budget.
  • Establish and maintain key performance metrics of all level of procurement activities.
  • Develop and lead purchasing department personnel.
  • Develop purchasing resources with specific market commodity expertise.
  • Lead commodity strategies that drive service, quality and innovation.
  • Participate in the developing of material specifications and assure adherence by the supply base.
  • Develop and manage inventory tactics and strategies.
  • Plan and develop operating policies, guidelines and procedures for the control of department workflow.
  • Ensure adherence to best practices and company purchasing guidelines and ethics.
  • Facilitate collaborative efforts between purchasing, manufacturing and engineering that support new product development.
  • Develop sourcing strategies that support company objectives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in leading a Purchasing/Buying group in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent negotiation and inventory control skills.
  • Previous Oracle ERP, and Oracle ASCP experience is preferred.
  • A strong understanding of material requirements planning.
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