Purchasing Manager

Winston Salem, NC 27105

Posted: 10/08/2019 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 95586
We' re seeking a Purchasing Manager to join our client, a global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, located in Winston-Salem. This is a Permanent, Direct Hire opportunity to join a company that challenges employee' s to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. In this role, the Purchasing Manager will be responsible for implementing material sourcing strategies as they align to the overall company annual business plan, goals and objectives. The purpose of the position is to ensure the right suppliers have been selected, approved, and perform to provide materials that meet both internal and customer-based product specifications. Qualified candidates must be able to travel to domestic and international locations, have strong communication skills, and able to work extended or flexible hours if required. If you are ready to advance your career and join a growing company, Apply today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform RFI, RFP and RFQ events based on assigned material categories, status of contractual agreements or as requested by internal customers and defined by policies and procedures
- Provide strategic supplier analysis and recommend sourcing strategy resulting from completed bid process
- Negotiate with suppliers to fully achieve cost objectives and obtain the best in class terms and conditions on supply agreements that favor the procurement of all materials
- Based on material category and supplier competitive pricing, provide the business with appropriate supplier material allcation schedules
- Input annual standard pricing and make changes to purchase prices as required in internal financial systems
- Develop and maintain awareness of changing commodity-related business trends in the marketplace and prepares reports on the possible short- and long-term impact to the business
- Perform cost analysis on supplier items based on assigned categories to identify opportunities for cost reductions
- Participate on or lead cross functional teams that identify and act on cost reduction opportunities or improve operational efficiencies within the business
- Document performance to action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects
- Coordinate new parts and process qualification with internal business organization and supplier technical/quality teams
- Input purchase orders as required to support current business conditions
- Seek process improvements including defining Supplier Directory, Supply Base Management, Cost Management, Supply Base Scorecard
- Oversee duties of Inventory Buyer

Qualifications:
- 4-year college degree (Business related, Engineering) from an accredited university
- Prefers 10-15 years of experience in a procurement, purchasing or commodity related role.
- Flexible packaging industry experience a plus
- Nationally recognized professional certification such as CPPM, CPM, CPSM, CPIM or CSCP is a plus
- Good interpersonal and negotiating skills to build effective working relationships with internal stakeholders and supply partners
- Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of productivity applications - with specific skills in Excel and Word
- Professional experience in procurement processes (or related) and contracting procedures
- Working knowledge of general accounting and financial principals

Benefits:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision
- Life and Disability
- 401(k) and Match
- Wellness Program including EAP
- Pay for Performance philosophy

Submit your application online, or send directly to ckelly-corne@theresource.Com to be considered for this position. For additional information, please call our office at 336.970.5208
While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.
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