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Global Packing and Logistics Supplier
Experienced Purchasing Manager
About Our Client
This Global Logistics and Packaging Supplier is rapidly expanding across North America to provide creative solutions.
o Develop a thorough understanding of packaging products and suppliers. o Develop, implement, and manage efforts to continuously improve Inventory Turnover and Service Level (Order Fill Rates). o Manage and maintain inventory integrity. o Develop the Purchasing Team's capabilities and competencies. o Identify, research, and document potential suppliers. o Further develop strategic sourcing capabilities. o Improve the quality of and response time to RFQ's. o Assist in managing supplier relationships by focusing on visibility, velocity, variability of service reduction, and quality improvements. o Identify and execute COGS reduction opportunities. o Reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by focusing on all costs of inventory beyond purchase price. o Manage and reduce spend on maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) items and services. o Manage and maintain all aspects of product compliance and the corrective action process. o Serve on and contribute to cross-functional teams to align goals with creating customer value. o Analyze purchasing data to report impact on company goals and identify areas of improvement. o ACT by leading from the front, assisting staff, and executing on a daily basis.
The Successful Applicant
* Bachelor's Degree * 5+ years of related experience * APICS CPIM or ISM CPM preferred * Knowledge of principles and practices of purchasing. * Knowledge of administration of vendor contracts or similar agreements. * Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding purchased products. * Knowledge of product lines and merchandise costing/pricing techniques. * Knowledge of Quality Management Systems and requirements. * Ability to evaluate and source domestic and international suppliers. * Experience negotiating pricing and purchasing contract terms. * Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word intermediate at a minimum). * Experience working with ERP/MRP systems, preferably MAS 100
What's on Offer
* Competitive Salary and Benefits * Great Company Culture