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  • Location: Deerfield Beach, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10277

Purchasing Director
Job Summary
Manage all aspects of purchasing to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations. Work to expand global supplier network through global purchasing organization, manage and summarize RFQ process to identify best supplier based on quality, cost and capability. Direct purchasing functions including providing materials in support of the manufacturing schedule, select, evaluate, and review supplier performance to continually improve value added and cost reduction.
Reports to: VP of Supply Chain / Company President
•    Responsibilities and Duties
•    Identify and source new suppliers and vendors
•    Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
•    Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors
•    Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database
•    Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
•    Evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies
•    Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements
•    Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
•    Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations
•    Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
•    Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
•    Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors
•    Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
•    Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
•    Review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy and procedures
•    Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
•    Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
•    Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance
•    Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
•    Performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
•    Direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions
•    Support advanced purchasing for new projects, summarize and deliver supplier recommendations to company leadership
•    Direct purchasing functions including providing materials in support of the manufacturing schedule, select, evaluate, and review supplier performance to continually improve value added and cost reduction
•    Maintain the integrity purchase planning functions in a timely and accurate manner
•    Coordinate material requirements with production control and the supplier

Qualifications and Skills
•    Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
•    10+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting

Preferred Experience:
•    CPM certificate
•    Steel Purchasing
•    Asia Sourcing
 

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