Purchasing Manager

Position Summary

Overview:

The Purchasing Manager is a member of the team responsible for purchasing appropriate materials for production. As a Purchasing Manager, you will bring your knowledge in both construction and manufacturing to contribute to and improve our purchasing function. Below is a description of the primary job responsibilities and key skills and attributes that are essential to the position.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain and implement construction proforma/budget for each project.
  • Negotiate pricing contracts with vendors.
  • Issue purchase orders for materials needed.
  • Meet vendors on-site as necessary.
  • Maintain and establish new relationships with vendors to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work.
  • Mentor and supervise purchasing clerk/agent.
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations.
  • Document best practices in the purchasing process and seek to optimize where applicable.
  • Develop and Implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification.
  • Assist in settling invoice or contract disputes.
  • Adhere to and maximize purchasing budget.
  • Provide recommendations for improvements that might increase production, streamline processes, and lower costs.
  • Adhere to and enforce safety best practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Adept at negotiating with vendors while cultivating long-term relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Highly organized, focus on the details, and know how to get the right materials to arrive at the right time.
  • Sound common sense
  • Tactful

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency in construction materials is required.
  • General knowledge of construction or metal fabrication processes.
  • Advance knowledge of Word and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, lift, reach, grasp, and perform repetitive motion.
  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

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