MANAGER, PURCHASING

Facility: PURCHASING

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This position manages and administers the day-to-day purchasing functions. This position provides direct supervision of the Purchasing Coordinators and Purchasing Assistant and oversees purchasing projects, programs, establishes procedures, and recommends policies or policy changes.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages, plans, organizes, coordinates and maintains all purchasing activities in support of corporate goals and objectives. Responsible for day-to-day operations of the department including the overall organization of the corporate purchasing office.
  • Develops and manages the implementation of purchasing policies, standards guidelines and procedures.
  • Supervises the activities of Purchasing staff to include the assignment of specific tasks, general workload, professional training and other work-related duties.
  • Establishes performance standards for the purchasing functions and monitors staff accomplishments against those standards. Completes performance evaluations in accordance with company policies. 
  • Reviews and approves purchase orders in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.
  • Conducts routine reviews and documentation updates regarding Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in the Purchasing area.
  • Assesses and develops training materials and delivers training to field level staff including top field level management.
  • Manages significant cross functional projects to ensure goals and timelines are met.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of department budget and budgets of direct purchasing projects (i.e. branding, start ups etc)
  • Writes status updates and provides updates to field, regional or corporate level as required.
  • Manages all corporate interdepartmental day-to-day items relating to purchasing i.e. with IS, accounting, Fixed Assets, A/P, Operations, Risk Management etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring monitoring, assignments and timely completion regarding all queries, requests, reports, projects from field locations, regional offices.
  • Prioritizes all tasks, items within area of responsibility, reports to Director the department regarding status of any problem areas. Provides weekly internal reports.
  • Works with vendors to negotiate terms and pricing for contracts and procurements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 



Job Requirements:


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field. Master’s preferred.
  • Ten (10) years purchasing experience preferred. Minimum five (5) years supervisory or project experience in a purchasing capacity or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent numerical, logic (business assumptions) and accounting accuracy.
  • Good presentation skills, ability to communicate to a high degree of effectiveness at all levels
  • Strong organization skills, excellent judgment and ability to apply flexible and effective solutions to ongoing or project problems as they arise.
  • Strong ability to quickly troubleshoot and solve operational problems relating to the purchasing area.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Ability to travel required. Travel may vary from 5% to 35% depending on projects.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.



 

Posted
09/11/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Boca Raton, FL 33481, US