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Purchasing Manager

Charlotte Full-Time
$0.00 - $100,000.00 / year
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Purchasing Manager

Established manufacturing company seeking a Purchasing Manager who can analyze and improve upon current Purchasing processes, from everyday operations to strategic decision making. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, energetic, and have strong critical thinking & problem-solving skills. Convenient location in Southwest Charlotte.

Key Responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager:

  • Observe and critique current purchasing process. Propose improvements to minimize costs without compromising on quality or ability to serve our customers

  • Negotiate new purchasing agreements and foster vendor relationships

  • Develop best practices to analyze inventory requirements and lead times. Work with other departments to ensure supply needs are being met at all time

  • Manage the company’s day-to-day purchasing activities including growing the purchasing department to include several autonomous Purchasing Specialists


Qualifications for the Purchasing Manager:

  • 2 to 5+ years of Purchasing Manager experience including procurement sourcing, vendor management, and purchasing analysis

  • Strong negotiating skills and assessing vendors based on both price and quality.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain management and strategies as well as project management will be integral to being successful in this role

  • Knowledge of suppliers, industry trends, emerging markets/technology and the ability to build this knowledge into strategies/playbooks.

Recommended skills

Operations
Complex Problem Solving
Procurement
Decision Making
Critical Thinking
Negotiation
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