Purchasing Manager (Individual Contributor)

Purchasing Manager (Individual Contributor)

AALP, LLC | Dublin, CA, 94568, US
Job Type: Full TimeSalary Range:$97,000 – $144,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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The Purchasing Manager would be managing and leading supplier tactical sourcing aspects for a range of suppliers, while ensuring best service levels for our operations. The role has a wide-ranging scope requiring solid procurement knowledge. Proven track record of ability to apply specialist knowledge to drive and resolve issues in creative and effective ways including driving cross-functional initiatives while leveraging processes, best practices and other requirements.


· Ensures efficient tactical end-to-end sourcing processes and execution (purchase order management, invoice resolution, daily demand, and inventory review)

· Develops a material replenishment system with minimum levels and reordering points based on usages

· Develops and maintains daily communications with suppliers proactively anticipating supply constraints while focused on resolution of issues

· Manages material procurement across various business platforms

· Reviews quotes from suppliers and maintains accurate pricing in systems

· Supports and provides critical information into business reviews with key suppliers

· Manages supplier's performance, including the management of all relevant performance indicators

· Identifies, assesses, and establishes new supply sources supporting the business's risk management strategy

· Understands key suppliers spend, price trends, and cost drivers for the business

· Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity

· Manages discontinued materials accordingly to avoid obsolescence

· Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality related issues, including non-conformance and customer complaints