Manage the material procurement processes with both domestic and foreign sources for any raw direct or subcontract materials including but not limited to metals, machined components, stampings, castings, injection molding, forgings, fasteners/pins, corrugated/packaging, finishing operations, MRO (maint, repair and operations), and purchased fabricated subassembly requirements. Develop and support production, purchasing and inventory plans per established guidelines and metrics. Define and implement the aforementioned guidelines and metrics for the respective area of responsibility. Work closely with production management and suppliers to ensure material floor supports the master production schedule in a cost effective manner.
Educational Skills and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
B.A. or B.S. in related field and 3-5 years experience in purchasing raw materials and fabricated parts. CPM or CPIM and Lean manufacturing experience desired but not mandatory. Sourcing experience a plus. Certification in purchasing or materials desired.
Experience in SAP Systems.
Exceptional communication skills, strong project management/team leadership skills.
Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word and MS Project.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.