Purchasing Manager Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job Ref: 35315
Hot Order Sparks International in Philly needs a Purchasing Manager. 60-65k Salary Range!!!!
Ideal applicant would have 3 years of progressive purchasing experience. This person will report to our General Manager so will need to be a self starter and able to work as a team of one. Experience purchasing on project deadlines is a must.
Proven working experience in a procurement manager role
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
A knack for negotiation and networking
Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
Strong leadership capabilities
Negotiates with vendors for best pricing and terms on all materials, supplies and equipment, reviewing current contracts for pricing improvement opportunities.
Develops and manage department budget. [ daily maintenance cost for facility ]
3+ years of progressive purchasing and inventory experience, laboratory or manufacturing environment preferred.
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Develop, lead and execute procurement strategies
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Updates and establishes inventory policies that ensure cost effective operations, training staff as require
Ensures multiple vendors are available for all supplies and materials so that items can always be procured.
Creates and maintains new and existing part numbers in according to product lines.
Excellent focus on both internal and external customer service.