Purchasing Manager

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1806326266
Date Posted: 6/20/2022 12:00:34 PM
Location: Manchester, NH
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $120,000 - $130,000

Job Description

Position Details: Purchasing Manager

Locations: Ideally onsite Mount Pleasant, PA (willing to reimburse for relo) Would also consider candidates near the Manchester, NH region who would be onsite in that facility. Also considering non-local candidates who would travel one full week to both sites monthly 2/4 weeks per month will be onsite.

Travel: See above

Shift: Day

Salary: $120-130k



Vaccination Requirements: None
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance. 401k company matches 50% of the first 6% deferred. PTO

Relocation packages



Position Description:





Plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of the Purchasing department. Establishes, plans, and administers the overall policies and goals for the department. Ensure all material and components negotiated and purchased are at or below quoted costs.



Lead purchasing team in negotiating favorable pricing for materials and components to ensure purchases are at or below quoted costs. Negotiate blanket pricing for materials and components where needed
Administer transaction manager information regarding lead-times, days’ supply, vendor cross reference and quote information to ensure system integrity as related to all purchasing activity
Participate in the daily production meeting and assist in the development of proper schedules based on material availability
Develop and maintain landed cost process; develop purchased processes including ISO procedure
Assist in the develop of the supplier base consistent with fulfilling customer requirements: ensure suppliers help meet cost, quality and on-time delivery criteria
Conduct periodic reviews of suppliers to insure compliance to company standards: give periodic feedback to customers on performance
Assist in developing accurate and competitive material prices for customer quotations, including impact of minimum quantity buys
Ensure representation from purchasing on the MRB (Material Review Board) to ensure timely resolution of rejected material
Promote the concept of individual responsibility for product excellence
Provide leadership for and development of direct reports by establishing priorities, accountabilities and allocating resources, guiding achievement of performance measures
Provide recommendations for specific departmental goals, objectives, and action plans to support facility goals and schedules
Participate in development of strategic plans to support the future direction of department
Create a positive work environment and set the standard for interdepartmental cooperation
Encourage timeliness, decisiveness, and clarity within department that assure actions are appropriate to meet goals
Provide input for recruiting, selection, compensation, promotions, terminations, and transfers
Monitor key performance indicators and act as necessary to correct discrepancies
Complete weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to management




Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of the laws of purchasing
Advanced MRP skills
Ability to work with charts, tables, and conversions with a high level of accuracy
Ability to understand industry commodity trends
Advanced level in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to produce quality results
Strong planning and organizational skills including the ability to initiate, prioritize, and allocate resources
Ability to effectively communicate in all forms with others inside and outside the organization
Ability to negotiate and manage conflict tactfully and professionally
Strong leadership and people management skills including team building, mentoring, and coaching
Strong decision-making skills; utilizing sound judgement and thorough processes
Ability to problem solve issues involving multiple variables and limited standardization
Ability to be creative and innovative with approaches to solutions and solving complex problems
Ability to multitask efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment
Ability to communicate with customers projecting the company image to attract business
Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members


Required Experience & Education

Bachelor's degree in related field
Minimum 7 years of relevant job experience in purchasing management with 2 years supervisory experience
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
Project Management including planning, budgeting, and allocating of resources

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