Here is the job and the company you have been looking for. Nexen is a stable, privately held, well run business located in the lake country of NW Wisconsin.
Nexen is a leading manufacturer of industrial clutches and brakes, precision linear and rotary motion control devices and control systems. Responsibilities will include strategic planning, logistics and management of assigned supply chain activities. Purchase materials and services including but not limited to castings, seals, fasteners, heat treating, freight and machined components to support production, while ensuring that cost, delivery, inventory and quality targets are met. Negotiates agreements that secure key business points. Audits and monitors supplier performance. Participates in development of strategic supplier partnerships, and generates and leads key supplier initiatives. Provides expertise and support to Design Engineering and Plant Personnel. Sources and processes prototype materials and MRO requisitions.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in business, management or engineering and 5-8 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent. Requires excellent strategy, interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to read technical drawings, have effective computer skills, excellent analytic and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and demands. ISM (CPM) and APICS (CPIM) Certification preferred. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time