Senior Purchasing and Vendor Mgmt. - Hickory, North Carolina United States - 38184



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 38184
Title: Senior Purchasing and Vendor Mgmt.
Job Location: Hickory, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Company Paid Relocation

Base salary plus bonus

Plus excellent benefits package.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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
    • Etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Client is actively hiring

Requirements:

  • Must have a four-year degree
  • A minimum of ten years’ domestic and international purchasing experience in support of manufacturing in a large organization.
  • Supervisory experience of a team of at least four professionals
  • International Purchasing experience must include both large vendors and small vendors
  • Industry background must be Consumer Products 
  • Key to this position: must be an excellent, aggressive negotiator with both customers and vendors.
  • Large ERP experience required

Other attributes:

  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing experience in a large consumer products company
  • Broad Logistics background
  • Change Management experience - products and process
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft EXCEL
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Management and Mentoring of employees in the Purchasing ream
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Proficiency in WMS systems - and their relationship to Inventory Control
  • Strong background of Inventory Control

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

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