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Sr. Purchasing Manager

Company: Sissom & Associates
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Job Description:

Our client is a national mfg. co. and leader within their industry. With locations throughout the U.S. they are currently searching for a Sr. Purchasing Mgr. to be based in Johnson City, TN. The purpose of the role is to deliver superior shareholder value by sourcing and selecting suppliers for parts, raw materials, MRO items, and subcontracted services at the most cost effective terms, ensuring quality standards and delivery requirements are met, negotiate terms and costs to exceed the market. Position may involve up to 30% travel at times (including some international) and will oversee 13 direct reports. 120-145K + bonus + excellent benefits. Job Purpose/Scope:. Manage and oversee all purchasing activities including: sourcing,selecting and developing suppliers for parts, tooling, raw materials, MRO items and subcontractedservicesJob Duties/Responsibilities:. Research, identify, select, support and develop a supply base that supports company objectivesregarding quality, cost and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies andprocedures.. Negotiate contracts with suppliers that minimize risk exposure and provide optimal terms andconditions. Anticipate and resolve contract disputes and changes.. ldentify and drive significant cost reduction and process efficiencies for purchased goods andservices including: raw materials, purchased tooling, MRO items, subcontracted parts and services.. Manage current and future supply base by partnering with suppliers around the globe that will bestmeet the product specifications and support business objectives.. Assess supplier capabilities, develop alternate sources and evaluate supplier performance.. Address supplier non-conformance, and performance issues by developing risk response plans tominimize supply disruptions.. Direct new supplier evaluation- and qualification processes. Engage senior management in strategic sourcing process to ensure a consistent, objective and transparent approach.. Ensure participation of the purchasing department for all phases of new product launches andprovide support in identifying material, availability and other requirements to meet the timelines ofnew programs.. Manage and lead purchasing department across co.. Motivate, coach, set and trackannual targets for the purchasing team. lmplement and monitor department practicesand procedures. Ensure compliance to all company policies quality management programs,procurement certifications, and regulatory compliance. Keep abreast of changes in the market, new product developments or processes. Recommend changes to purchasing strategies based on anticipated changes in prices oravailability.Educational Requirements:Bachelor's degree (M.S./MBA preferred)Experience/Knowledge/Skills:. 8+ years of previous purchasing management experience within automotive Tier I or II. . Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certiflcation preferred.. Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) preferred.. Ability and willingness to travel on company business on a global scale.. High level of organizational skills with ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite and MRP applications.

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