Date Posted: 9/16/2022 11:26:36 AM
Location: East Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $140,000 - $170,000
Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Purchase Supervisor in East Pittsburgh, PA.
Lead the purchasing team by developing processes, reviewing performance, and setting goals for each team member. Purchase material and negotiate pricing for materials and components to ensure purchases are at or below quoted costs.
Develop purchase processes including ISO procedure and ensure the purchasing team is trained.
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.
Developing and maintain landed cost process.
Supervise purchasing team; develop performance objectives and conduct annual performance reviews.
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 ensure compliance to company standards. Give periodic feedback to customers on performance.
Lead purchasing team in systematically identifying and making recommendations on material strategy to meet customers’ specific demands.
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.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications (Word and Excel)
Excellent interpersonal skills including professionalism, maintaining a positive attitude, good listening skills, team-oriented, courteous and respectful of others
Ability to work in a team environment and contribute productively to the goals of the team
Advanced MRP experience required
Ability to work with charts, tables and conversions with a high level of accuracy
Ability to negotiate and manage conflict tactfully and professionally
Working knowledge of the laws of purchasing
Strong negotiation skills
Understand industry commodity trends
Required Experience & Education
Bachelor's degree in related field required
Minimum 5-10 years of relevant job experience required.
Previous manufacturing experience preferred