Director of Purchasing Moncks Corner, SC

Full Time

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JOB DESCRIPTION FOR DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING:Purchasing Management Experience in Manufacturing environment RequiredResponsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendorsPerform strategic procurement activities, seek out and find suppliers with the best price, delivery and quality.Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectivenessCraft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal termsForecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier powerSeek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliersDetermine quantity and timing of deliveriesMonitor and forecast upcoming levels of demandEstablish and maintain positive supplier partnershipsEducation and/or Work Experience Requirements: Knowledge of purchasing raw materials and key components for manufacturing processProven working experience as purchasing lead/managerFamiliar with sourcing and vendor managementInterest in market dynamics along with business senseA knack for negotiation and networkingWorking experience of vendor management softwareAbility to gather and analyze data and to work with figuresKnowledge of process-oriented operations and/or related industryKnowledge of financial, accounting, and project management principles and practicesExperience working with manufacturing based technologyAbility to effectively communicate with other managers/employeesJob Type: Full-timePay: $63,175.36 – $95,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:Moncks Corner, SC 29461: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:Vendor management: 5 years (Required)Negotiation: 5 years (Required)Purchasing: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One locationShow more

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