Director Purchasing - Charlotte, North Carolina United States - 39802


Job #: 39802
Title: Director Purchasing
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Company Paid Relocation

Base salary plus bonus

Plus excellent benefits package.



You will:

  • Sustain and develop new VENDOR RELATIONSHIPS
  • Develop short and long-term purchasing policies to ensure products conform to customer and quality standards
  • Recommend policies and programs to provide the organization with a better competitive position and profitability
  • Establish Inventory and Purchasing standards

Key Initial Measurements for this position:

  • Consolidation of Vendors to Leverage Purchasing Power
  • Review of Vendor Quality
  • Development of Supplier Scorecards
  • Development of KPI’s to measure such things as:
    • Stock out rates
    • Inventory turns
    • Late PO’s
    • Pricing variance
    • Inventory accuracy



  • Must have a four-year degree
  • A minimum of five years’ domestic and international purchasing experience in support of manufacturing in a large organization.
  • International Purchasing experience with China a plus
  • Previous supervisory experience of a team of at least four professionals
  • Industry background ---- CPG industry preferred -or industry with a lot of SKU's
  • Must be an excellent negotiator with both customers and vendors
  • ERP experience required

Other attributes:

  • A track record of success in a fast-paced manufacturing environment - with an emphasis on PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT in a purchasing organization
  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Broad Logistics background
  • Change Management experience - products and process
  • Analysis skills - ability to manipulate large quantities of data
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft EXCEL
  • SQL experience a plus
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Management of People – including a Purchasing group
  • Strong verbal and written skillsProficiency in WMS systems - and their relationship to Inventory Control

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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