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Purchasing Supervisor (Science & Biotech)
Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
Recruited by: Jan Sather | President | Career Marketing Associates See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Top Talent Search, Inc.
  • Industry: Science & Biotech
  • Compensation: Salary: 50K to 65K
  • Expires: Sep 12, 2019
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Job Description

The chosen candidate will:
• Be a strong negotiator, able to identify cost savings through vendor cost reduction and consolidation
• Provides daily leadership and supervision to procurement and planning
• Be responsible for ensuring continued flow of materials and supplies using min/max, build to forecast and build to order principles.
• Ensures that buyers and planners are following best business practices and is compliant with all Company policies.
• Develops action plans and task assignments to improve supplier responsiveness, performance and cost savings.
• Performs hands-on purchasing and supply chain tasks and acts as a backup to direct reports, as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Establish goals and conduct performance reviews of his/her subordinates
• Supervise and collaborate with buyers and planners on goal achievement
• Monitor material flow through receiving and MRB
• Approve PO's for release per established signature authorization
• OOT travel estimated at 5-10%, or as required. Travel requirements include meeting with key suppliers to establish and enhance value-chain strategies.
• Provide program management guidance and support
• Participate in MRB meetings
• Resolve A/P invoice problems needing procurement assistance
• Identify new or alternate vendors as needed
• Ensure supplier performance (quality, on time delivery, etc.)
• Review and approve purchasing contracts favorable to the Company
• Keep abreast of market dynamics and changes in business practices
• Understand material impacts due to ECO dispositions
• Responsible for meeting Company procurement metrics and targets
• Maintain raw material data within MRP system for accuracy of pricing, specifications and lead-time
• Draft and/or update applicable procedures, ensuring Company compliance
• Ensure availability of materials in the supply chain, as required per production demand and forecast
• Maintains inventory at acceptable levels while minimizing E&O inventory
• Other duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or related field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment with a proven track record of supply chain improvements
• Requires at least one years of supervisory experience
• APICS or similar purchasing certification is a plus
• Experience in high pace manufacturing environment
• Excellent team communication, human relations, and organizational skills
• Excellent time management, written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to rapidly learn new systems and procedures
• ERP experience in a supply chain role; Microsoft Dynamics AX experience a plus
• Strong negotiating skills
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to consolidate and present complex data related to supply chain activities to identify current procurement issues and to guide future procurement decisions
• Ability to convert sales forecasts into procurement strategies and inventory level projections
• Experience remotely supervising personal a plus
Interested?    Give us a call    3037798890