Purchasing Manager/Buyer

KVK TECH - Newtown, PA (30+ days ago)


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage Purchasing staff and direct projects
  • Purchases inventory, consumables, and services in accordance with company policies
  • Ensures best value is received on all purchases
  • Communicate with vendors/suppliers for availability, ordering, price negotiation and order follow up
  • Create purchase orders for all orders processed
  • Ensures all needs of the facility are purchased so that business can run efficiently with minimal downtime
  • Generates purchase orders based on reorder points set in inventory management system
  • Periodically reviews reorder points to ensure they are adequate
  • Recommends promotional, seasonal, and opportunistic buys outside the reorder points
  • Uses all resources available to ensure just in time inventory whenever possible
  • Works with warehouse and retail management team to ensure adequate stocking space
  • Selects which suppliers the company will work with and initiates relationship
  • Maintains vendor relationships ensuring best pricing and order preference is received
  • Coordinate both domestic and international shipments with various freight companies
  • Stays current in the industry and ensures facilities are stocked with innovative products in demand by our customers
  • Reviews turns and eliminates stock before inventory trends are down
  • Minimizes obsolete and clearance inventory through quick response to market trends
  • Provides analytics to management
  • Knowledge of company’s mission, purpose, and goals
  • Ability to operate office equipment in a safe and effective manner – telephones, computer, printer, fax, scanner.
  • Learning how the Purchasing Department runs
  • Processing in Syspro
  • Other duties as required or delegated

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Management experience
  • Strong reading, writing, and communication skills required
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated & exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and telephone protocol
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Purchasing: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)