Manage all aspects of purchasing to support organizational operations efficiently and cost-effectively.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
  • monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints
  • identify and source new suppliers and vendors
  • manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
  • manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
  • work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
  • facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
  • develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
  • direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • college degree in related field
  • experience in purchasing and procurement
  • working knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning and MRP/ERP systems often required
  • financial acumen
  • high competency level in MS Office applications

Key Skills and Competencies

  • communication skills
  • negotiating skills
  • networking skills
  • planning and organizational skills
  • analytical skills
  • problem-solving
  • results-orientated
  • teamwork
  • attention to detail

 Job Type:        Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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