May 28, 2022

Purchasing Manager

  • Fives DTS
  • Akron, OH, USA

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION: Purchasing Manager (Job Number 22-00135)

SUMMARY: The Purchasing Manager oversees the organizing and supervising of daily purchasing functions.

Setting and delivering on strategic goals
Managing vendor and partnership relationships

Lead and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying / quoting raw materials, components, secondary services, machinery, and supplies.
Evaluate and implement standard operating procedures related to expediting and purchasing strategies.
Manage the daily procurement functions including, but not limited to; creating, issuing and updating purchase orders, and managing import / customs clearance activities, expediting high risk open purchase orders.
Negotiate and evaluate supplier's capability, quality, reliability, and price competitiveness.
Support other departments with quotations for the purpose of cost calculation and projects.
Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
Review and approve requisitions, invoices, work orders, open order reports, and demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.

4+ years demonstrated knowledge of purchasing strategies
He/she works to identify, evaluate and qualify suppliers in North America to meet the needs of the business. The Purchasing Manager issues/reviews RFQs, participates in supplier selection, negotiates pricing & commercial terms in accordance with the objectives defined by the Project team, issues purchase orders and monitors purchase orders through successful completion.
Experienced with MS Office, MS Project.
Managing and leading a team
Minimum education: Bachelor's Degree

Medical, Dental, Life, Short Term Disability, Long term Disability, AD&D, 401K, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Days, Tuition Reimbursement, Competitive Salary, & Comprehensive Benefits.

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