Purchasing Manager
at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 8/31/2017

Job Description

 Position Purpose:

To lead the procurement team and oversee the sourcing and

purchasing of raw materials, equipment, supplies, and services required at the

best economic value for the Company while meeting all material quality


Job Responsibilities:

Plan, organize, direct, and control activities

related to the procurement function.  Improve

purchasing performance through processes, communications, and performance,

utilizing industry best practices.
Set objectives, KPI’s, and delivery results for

the procurement function.  Manage, lead,

schedule, allocate and monitor work of purchasing team members.
Provide continuous training for the procurement

team to ensure maximum performance from the purchasing department.
Work closely with all departments, including

sales, engineering, scheduling, production, and shipping to insure smooth flow

of material at all times.
Utilize ERP system to order, inventory, and

control raw materials, MRO purchases, and services.
Prepares instructions regarding purchasing

systems and procedures.
Analyzes market and delivery conditions to

determine present and future material availability, and prepares market

analysis reports.
Source, recruit, develop, and maintain suppliers

that provide high quality products and services at a better price while

maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
Engage key vendors to investigate opportunities

for improved pricing or product availability with no negative impact to quality

or schedule.
Review suppliers for compliance with company’s

quality system vendor performance criteria.
Prepares and issues purchase orders and change

Process purchase requisitions from all

departments and insure proper approvals are received before processing purchase

Work closely with accounts payable to insure

fast payment of invoices.
Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance

to company policy.
Oversees all activities related to procurement

of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.
Track and disposition slow moving and obsolete

Perform any other job duties assigned.


Essential Skills,

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management,

Engineering or related field.
A minimum of 10 years in a strategic procurement

leadership role.  Experience buying

within the specialty chemicals industry is required.
Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel,

PowerPoint. Must be comfortable interacting with the ERP system through a

PC/terminal server.
Thorough understanding of strategic procurement

and supply chain management and the impact that different order activities and

changes have upon the different points of the chain.
Ability to acquire detailed knowledge of

specific customers, pricing, products, product lines, and packing &

shipping standards.
Ability to liaison with other cross functional

employees and work with multiple processes and procedures.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and offer

solutions to problems or involve the necessary people to ensure the problem is

properly resolved;
Quick learner and have the ability to keep an

open mind to changes that may impact daily activities.

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