Purchasing Manager

Jacksonville, FL 32217 32217

Posted: 02/13/2020 Industry: Executive Job Number: 7737

Job Description

StaffEx is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for an established manufacturing company in Jacksonville, FL. This is a direct hire position paying $80, 000/year. The hours will be Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Excellent benefits are offered after probationary period.

  • Oversee a team of at least 2 purchasing agents
  • Coordinate and procure materials and services to be used in the manufacturing process, focusing on service level, turns, and acquisition, logistics and handling costs
  • Recommend alternate suppliers of new or existing items, adjusting inventory stock levels and quantities to be purchased, meet with manufacturers, vendors, and coordinating purchasing functions
  • Review competitive bid information and authorize the placement of orders with suppliers for a broad scope of raw materials and services
  • Maintain awareness of manufacturing requirements to ensure on time delivery of products
  • Analyze trends, establish price objectives, evaluate proposals, negotiate prices and/or subcontract provisions, develop purchasing strategy concerning negotiations, planning and improvement implementation plans

  • Minimum 5-7 years of procurement experience in the manufacturing industry required
  • Minimum 5-7 years of management experience required
  • Raw Material Industry tracking experience: steel, aluminum, copper, lumber, etc. Required
  • Procurement experience with overseas suppliers required Mexico, Asia, Europe
  • RFQ/RFI experience
  • Strong negotiation skills contract, price reduction, price increase mitigation, stocking agreements
  • MRPs software experience Visual preferred but not required
  • Must be flexible & can change directions quickly when needed
  • Strategic supplier identification
  • Strategic supplier development
  • Supplier reduction strategies
  • Proficient working and understanding cross-functional support
  • Must be able to pass a background and drug screen
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