Area Purchasing Manager

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:   Responsibilities:   o Sourcing, purchasing, negotiating and managing inventory of MRO, equipment, services, raw materials, and supplies from external vendors. o Working with requestors to understand requirements, specifications, services, and timing. o Managing appropriate use of national, regional, and local contract agreements. o Implementing processes to improve purchasing efficiencies and automation. o Identifying and analyzing opportunities to competitively bid local spend to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership. o Optimizing working capital and on hand inventory levels. o Working with internal customers to identify and address unmet needs that align with procurement and business unit goals to deliver long term value. o Driving value creation through innovation. o Supervising and developing storeroom personnel. o Collaborating with cross-functional teams at the facility and headquarters to implement business initiatives. o Ensuring compliance with all safety, purchasing, fiduciary, stores and environmental policies and procedures. What You Will Need: Basic Qualifications: o Bachelor's Degree or higher o 5 years of purchasing experience o Experienced with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, & Outlook o Willing and able to travel 10-15% What Will Put You Ahead? Preferred Qualifications: o Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering o Supervisory experience o Inventory or store room management experience o Experience with local, regional or national contracts o Proven negotiation skills o Experience with an inventory management computer system o 5 years of experience in the manufacturing industry 058114
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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