PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
Reporting to the VP of Production, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for maintaining and overseeing Purchasing Processes and Personnel for all Divisions. The Purchasing Manager is responsible for working with Divisional Managers to enhance the purchasing procedures, systems and principles in the areas of information flow and data management, business processes, management reporting and looks for opportunities to improve the current systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in formulating and administering company purchasing policies based on the AS-9100D requirements for assessing, managing, and mitigating risks and supplier flow down requirements.
Work with Management to develop long-range goals and objectives for the purchasing department(s) and track performance using selected KPI’s.
Maintain an external awareness of industry and related purchasing trends, global material shortages and new technology as it relates to the products produced.
Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
Work closely with other department team members and Managers during new product development/redesign phase to ensure purchased product costs, quality standards and product availability fall within the established criteria of the Company/Project.
Represent company(s) in negotiating contracts and formulating polices with suppliers.
Directs and coordinates activities of the purchasing department(s) for which responsibility is delegated to further attainment of goals and objectives
Ensures all purchased costs are up to date, vendor quality and delivery commitments are met.
Ensures that the responsibilities, authorities, and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined and understood.
Review supplier contracts with purchasing team and relay necessary information to the quality and production groups as needed.
Monitor and adjust purchased inventory levels by regularly reviewing past, present and future product demands based on historical ERP data and forecasted sales.
Work with Accounting and Management to reconcile all outstanding payment issues in a timely manner to prevent delays in product delivery or services.
Provide guidance to the companies Continuous Improvement Program when dealing with Purchased or Procured products and services for the project(s).
Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
6+ yrs. exp. in the procurement/purchasing of materials/equip./supplies in a manufacturing environment
5+ yrs. in Team Management
The job may require extended periods of standing on a concrete floor.
The job may require lifting up to 30lbs.
The job requires basic math skills.
The job requires knowledge of computers, business ERP Systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
The job requires you to spend most of the day in or around the manufacturing area. Manufacturing Facilities are generally noisy, dusty and occasionally have an odor from certain processes. Contact with petroleum-based lubricants and cleaners may not be avoidable.
Reasonable accommodation for Disability
Any employee, who believes that a reasonable accommodation is required for purposes of federal or state disability law, is required to contact Human Resources to begin the interactive exchange process.
Mandatory overtime may be required depending.