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Location: Norwalk
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

This PURCHASING MANAGER Position Features:

? Great Benefits

? Great Location

? Stable and Growing Business

? Great Pay to $85K

Construction company client is in need of a Purchasing Manager that will increase company profitability and customer satisfaction by purchasing materials in a timely manner and at the lowest cost. The Purchasing Manager will coordinate vendor activity and negotiations, and analyze trends in vendor pricing and sales activity to determine the correct timing of purchases.

Job Duties:

? Attain the target for overall inventory turns per year

? Assist in the preparation and management of the departmental budget

? Assist in the hiring, training, evaluating, supervising and terminating of the department personnel

? Coordinate vendor activity and negotiations

? Analyze trends in vendor pricing and sales activity to determine correct timing of purchases

? Issue purchase orders and changes

? Verify accuracy of computerized purchasing records

? Maintain proficiency in computerized purchasing/business systems; be literate and functional with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

? Review purchase orders for compliance with corporate policy

? Maintain accurate purchase order prices and vendor cataloging

? Participate actively in the Corporate Purchasing Managers Group

? Evaluate existing corporate purchasing policy and recommend changes as needed

? Evaluate existing and potential suppliers; recommend and implement changes in suppliers

? Make recommendations on the use of alternate materials

? Devise and implement methods to sell or dispose of dead and slow moving inventory

? Identify and optimize common inventories among facilities

? Training duties as needed Other duties/responsibilities as assigned Desired Skills and Experience Job Requirements:

? Demonstrated success managing inventory, including auditing, forecasting and planning

? Effective listening, communication (verbal and written), and negotiating skills

? Judgment and decision-making ability

? Able to perform business math (basic algebra, compute rate, ratio, etc.)

? Demonstrated integrity and ethical standards

? Experience developing and implementing strategic sourcing

? Strong leadership, motivation and managerial skills

? Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities

? Superior organizational skills

? Accuracy and attention to detail

? Team player who works productively with wide range of people ? Comfortable in fast-paced environment

? Problem-solving and analytical ability

? Strong project management and multi-tasking skills

? Capable of following written instructions and documented procedures

? Demonstrated competency in budgeting, forecasting and planning

? Demonstrated competency hiring, developing and evaluating employees to achieve corporate and personal objectives

? Proven history of profit and loss management to maximize financial performance

? Complies with equal employment opportunity laws, regulations and company policies related to discrimination in hiring, firing, promotion and compensation, including sexual harassment

? Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, inventory/warehouse management and distribution software

*Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and Tuition Reimbursement.

*Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: , Norwalk , PURCHASING MANAGER - OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY, Professions , Norwalk, California

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