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Purchasing Manager

Location : Princeton NJ US 08540
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 20094-AB1
Compensation : 90000.00 - 100000.00 USD/YEAR
Start Date : 01/11/2020
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 6
Required Education : BS Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

  • Permanent position for a Purchasing Manager to oversee efforts of procurement team members in raw material purchases at the lowest cost, complying with quality and standards, company safety and business ethics guidelines.

  • Responsible for improving overall purchasing programs.

  • Oversee procurement processes, budgets, and negotiations of supplier contracts and agreements.

  • Responsible for supplier evaluation and measure effectiveness to ensure continuous improvement in cost, quality, delivery, and innovation.

  • Ensure adequate supplies of purchased materials are maintained to meet sales requirements.

  • Control the company's purchased material costs and ensure sourcing reliability relative to on-time delivery, services, and quality.

  • Ensures goods are purchased effectively in reference to total costs.

  • Strategically develops strong supplier relationships.

  • Works closely with the receiving department to ensure proper supplies arrived and investigate delayed arrivals from purchase orders.

  • Ensuring that corporate reporting is complete and filed on time.

  • Participate in EHS audits and investigations and ensure all EHS rules and procedures are adhered.

  • Occasional travel to visit manufacturing sites and vendor facilities.

Required Qualifications :

  • BS Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or another related field.

  • Current procurement or supply chain leadership role plus at least 6 years progressive responsibility.

  • At least 5 years experience in managing a purchasing team.

  • Experience in purchasing in heavy industry manufacturing, ideally in aerospace, defense, or automotive.

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills to effectively negotiate cost reductions and deliveries.

  • Demonstrated history of reducing costs, improving inventory turns and other critical supply chain metrics leading to increased profits.

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing process and planning. ISO 9000 experience preferred.

  • International sourcing and vendor assessment and development.

  • Budgeting and financial management skills.

  • Strong technical, time management, leadership, and decision making skills with strong business ethics.

  • Able to collaboration with all levels of team members in all departments.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • US Citizenship required as position is with a defense contractor.

Contact: Allan Berman

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