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Purchasing Manager Job In West Chicago, Illinois, Espo Corporation

Published 2022-09-23
Expires 2022-10-23
ID #1180014183
125000 US$
Purchasing Manager Job In West Chicago, Illinois, Espo Corporation
United States, Illinois, West Chicago,
Published September 23, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Purchasing manager


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Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Location: West Chicago, IL

Job type and Duration: Permanent

Pay rate: $80,000 - $125,000 plus 15%



Summary:

Secure all products and sub-components of products through planning, organizing, controlling, and managing all company spend through efficient use of procurement tools and policies.



Duties/Responsibilities:

* Analyze market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability, including international supply when necessary, considering all freight considerations.

* Manage department workload and workflow to ensure compliance to standards, employee productivity, successful material flow and buyer development. Review consistency through report documentation and team meetings.

* Supervise vendor analysis of purchasing goals, such as on time delivery, cost containment/improvement and quality control. Continually review supply chain performance through metric analysis.

* Develop procurement rules and procedures.

* Establish the tracking tool and evaluation process to improve the work of Buyers and Purchasing Agents.

* Serve as the main representative of our company to negotiate and manage contracts.

* Standardize and manage the vendor management process and drive the annual vendor review process.

* Collaborate with vendors, operations, and sales teams to resolve issues and improve customer experience.

* Support our sales plan through sourcing and procuring all needed materials on a timely basis following company standards and practices.

* Review manufacturability, raw material availability, any tooling and pricing considerations etc. in support of new product development. Work within marketing, engineering, and product management team.

* Advise department personnel and appropriately involved supply base of impending new product development implementation (NPI) accountabilities.

* Support bid process through request for quote (RFQ) packages by customer, product, or timeline. Both standard product and through SMU process.

* Approve the vendor purchase of raw stock and resolve and/or adjust any raw material ownership or buy backs.

* Manage blanket order potential, along with accuracy of product criteria in NetSuite, including lead time (LT's), Reorder point (ROP's), safety stock (SS's) etc.

* Visit vendors as needed to review current business conditions, product developments, price adjustments, conduct and ethics, confidentiality and any vetting that needs to be documented to ensure consistent relationship management.

* Analyze supplier financial status, tooling, labor force, physical plant layout, quality system and philosophy/culture to determine if current capabilities are compatible with company requirements.

* Negotiate terms & conditions (T's & C's) and procurement adjustments by product line and/or major vendor requests.

* Enforce and escalate product requirements and delivery parameters to vendor base in support of staff's expediting efforts.

* Support accounting on any price deviations etc. resulting in invoicing discrepancies. Manage database input of all item planning files, including costs/bid matrix etc.

* Attend meetings as required, including staff meetings, overall weekly project tracking, purchasing, and engineering meeting, all short-term opportunity analysis (large RFQ, Capacity) meetings, all quality MRB's, supplier conference calls and any one-time meetings as necessary.

* Responsible for submitting all costing adjustments for annual price review and renewal project.

* Manage and implement both team and individual action plans in support of strategic goals and objectives.

* Review and investigate competitors' sources where appropriate.

* Conduct and document formal semiannual and annual performance assessments of personnel in Procurement department.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in business related, or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Five years or more of related procurement experience, ie negotiating contracts, strategic sourcing and managing supplier relationships in a manufacturing environment

* Previous experience in a supervisory role, ie leading and developing direct reports

* APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Mgmt) designation preferred

* Prefer experience in Plastics

* Strong procurement, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills



ESPO Corporation

Willowbrook, IL 60527



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