Purchasing Specialist

New York Permanent USD75,000 - USD80,000 per year
  • Great opportunity to work for a fast growing home goods manufacturing company
  • Open to 1-2 years experience with room to grow!

About Our Client

My client is an innovative home ware manufacturing company that works with creating unique fine arts. They are looking to continue to grow in the US!

Job Description

Inventory Flow Optimization: Perform comprehensive assessments to enhance the movement of inventory. This encompasses forecasting accurate demand, establishing suitable reorder points, expediting or postponing orders as needed, initiating purchase orders, and ensuring the efficient receipt of goods.

Vendor Partnership and Negotiation: Cultivate strategic alliances with suppliers to create robust production strategies that guarantee punctual product deliveries. Efficiently bargain terms, agreements, and pricing with suppliers to secure advantageous conditions for the organization. Evaluate manufacturing capacity to gauge the impact of introducing new items on existing production procedures.

Enhanced Supply Chain Management: Supervise complete supply chain operations for diverse product lines, guaranteeing consistent availability across our network of warehouses. Work closely with global suppliers, emphasizing innovation, performance evaluation, order processing, and seamless inventory movement.

Lifecycle Management of Orders: Exercise meticulous attention to detail while overseeing the full order process, from procurement and production to logistics, payment, and delivery to our distribution centers located throughout the United States.

Supplier Performance Assessment: Implement rigorous business methodologies and assess supplier performance. Continuously explore fresh international sourcing prospects that align with our strategic objectives.

Compliance and Financial Operations: Assure adherence to all pertinent public legal requisites and import/export regulations. Monitor supplier invoicing activities and collaborate closely with the accounting department to facilitate precise and punctual payment processes.

Supplementary Responsibilities: Undertake any extra duties necessary to contribute to the overall triumph of the procurement function.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Preferred qualification includes a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
  • Candidates must possess a minimum of five years of progressive experience in related domains like product management, supply chain management, business strategy, finance, or another field with a quantitative focus.
  • Proven organizational acumen and adeptness in follow-up, showcasing the ability to prioritize tasks with precision.
  • Possess a robust analytical and quantitative aptitude to address intricate challenges.
  • Flourish in dynamic settings characterized by tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication proficiencies to cultivate fruitful collaborations.
  • Proficiency in problem-solving, critical thinking, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Evidenced capacity to collaborate seamlessly across various departments and functions.
  • Exemplify resolute leadership attributes, nurturing a constructive and all-encompassing team ambiance.
  • Embrace a forward-looking, solution-centric mindset.

What's on Offer

  • Health care
  • 401k
  • PTO
Katie Cressman
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement / Spend Analysis
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
New York
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Katie Cressman
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