Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Work Location: California

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 01-22-2019

Salary: Negotiate

Email: job@40hrs.us

Job Description

The primary objective for this individual is to assure that the purchased materials meet the company’s requirements and are available when needed while meeting established cost and inventory targets. 

Job Responsibilities

- Assure that all purchasing requirements are understood and managed within the ERP system to support production requirements 

- Create purchase orders based on ERP reports and production needs; adjusts orders based on MRP and other factors to maintain system accuracy. 

- Provides reports and communicates to management on problems and status; escalates issues when appropriate. 

- Understands the ERP system purchasing screens and can utilize the system to accomplish assigned tasks; controls inventory levels and impacts to production. 

- Communicate effectively with vendors, fellow employees, and sub-contractors through all avenues including phone, email, and facsimile. 

- Manage the purchasing team effectively to accomplish assigned objectives. 

- Meet or exceed annual cost reduction objectives. 

 

Job Requirements

- Bachelor’s Degree with three or more years experiences managing a Purchasing department in a manufacturing environment. 

- Strong negotiation skills with the ability to procure products and services for the best price and timeline. 

- Ability to think outside the box in order to find products/services not readily available. 

- Experience with manufacturing including machining, sheet metal, electro-mechanical assemblies, and electronic components. 

- Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX or EPICOR ERP systems a plus. 

 

 

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