Purchasing Manager / Supply Chain
Develop global sourcing strategies for a wide range of commodities.
Plan, execute and finalize purchasing of raw materials and procurement strategies according to schedules and budget.
Monitor and analyze trends in company sales and inventory control in order to make recommendations for future purchases.
Responsible for analyzing material requirements planning reports and
executing the purchase order process to ensure on-time delivery.
Manage inventories through VMIs, consignments and kanbans.
Qualify potential new vendors or suppliers to secure more cost-effective sources.
Implement corrective measures aimed at improving supplier performance in terms of
on-time delivery, lead-time, quality, and inventory control.
Minimize part out of stocks.
12+ years of direct purchasing work experience in a lean manufacturing environment.
Active APICS, NAPE and CPM required.
Strong experience in both strategy development and execution is required.
Strong contract management skills. Strong excell and MRP/ERP software experience.
Ability to work across functions and business units including engineering and BOM changes.
Six Sigma Green Belt or higher.