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Purchasing Manager

Company: Jobot
Location: Billerica
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Opportunity to join a company that has been around for decades in a booming industry!

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Jon Reid
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A bit about us:

SINCE 1950, We have been the partner of choice for manufacturers facing the most complex thermal processing challenges in the Semiconductor industry. As technology has changed, our drive for innovation has remained ahead of the curve, combining old-fashioned diligence with vision for the future. We're proud that our culture of innovation has resulted in lower cost of ownership, less downtime and higher production for our customers.

Why join us?
Long tradition of success and stability
Opportunity to join a company with a great reputation in a booming industry
Will pay well for the right candidate
Profit Sharing bonuses
Matching 401k and above average health insurance

Job Details

Job summary

The Manager of Purchasing will be responsible for evaluating suppliers and negotiation contracts to achieve the lowest price for high quality manufacturing goods. The Manager will manage, mentor, and coach purchasing coordinators and buyers as well as lead, plan, and execute activities across the team. Manager will work cross functionally to develop and implement best practices for strategic purchasing to drive corporate key initiatives and business objectives. The Manager works closely with cross-functional management teams to ensure and improve the organization's performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through effective supply chain methods and strategies.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Plan and oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents
Develop organization procurement rules and regulations
Establish guidelines on how often the company gets price quotes for items, the number of bids to accept, and which vendors to consider
Purchase goods and services for the company
Evaluate quality, price, reliability, technical support, and availability of goods and services
Negotiate, secure and follow-up on supplier commitments to ensure timely delivery of quality materials
Provide and maintain accurate and status reports routinely, or independently, as the need arises
Prioritize and follow-up on material shortages to ensure timely delivery, eliminate production slowdowns or work stoppages
Trouble-shoot discrepancies pertaining to purchase orders, requisitions, supplier deliveries, prices, invoices, request for supplier quotes, quality

assurance documents, contracts, and other purchasing actions
Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and knowledge

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Proficient with use of Internet search engines and accessing supplier websites.
Able to work independently or in a team environment
Knowledge of basic production and inventory control theories and practices
Strong aptitude to solve problems and improve process
Strong ability to negotiate and resolve conflict
Familiar with general accounting practices
Strong written and oral communication skills

Education and experience

Bachelor's degree in business or technical field
A minimum of 5 years' experience in a purchasing Machine/Equipment environment
Professional Certification in Supply Chain Management is highly desirable
ERP experience using Oracle/SAP/Epicor or other ERP software is a must
Purchasing experience in machine tool manufacturing (robots, automated equipment or industrial equipment) a must

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Keywords: Jobot, Billerica , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Billerica, Massachusetts

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