Purchasing Manager
Job Opportunity at Bridgeway Commerce Group LLC

Posted on Sep 15

http://bridgewaycommerce.com    (832) 761-5844

Location: Denver, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165990

Seeking a Purchasing Manager to join a high-volume manufacturing facility:
  • Leading the sourcing, planning, and purchasing functions to ensure effective receipt of materials with respect to timeliness, quality, and cost in accordance with the business plan.
  • Negotiation of contracts and/or supply agreements with suppliers of raw materials, services, and maintenance, repair, & operating supplies (MRO).
  • System data in support of purchase transaction accuracy (e.g., order quantity, due date, price, terms, etc.).
  • Functioning as a liaison between the organization and suppliers for all sourcing and procurement related correspondence (e.g., quotations, purchase orders, contracts, evaluations, rejections, corrective actions, discrepancies, etc.).
  • Maintaining favorable supplier relationships.
  • Leading the interaction with other company departments to resolve supplier related issues.
  • Monitoring and taking action to maintain proper inventory levels of assigned purchase categories to optimize working capital investment.
  • Identifying and coordinating (with other departments if necessary), the implementation of cost reduction and continuous improvement opportunities as they relate to the materials management functions.
  • Analyzing and producing reports detailing purchasing activities and performance including material availability, inventory, and cost in order to identify new courses of operation or implement corrective action.
  • In-depth analysis of issues and barriers with overall supply chain management mainly on material availability, inventory, and cost.
  • Supporting Engineering with sourcing on the development of new products.
Qualified candidates must possess: 
  • 5+ years of experience leading the sourcing and purchasing functions in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field (Bachelor degree is mandatory)
  • Strong communication, contract, and negotiating skills
  • APICS certification (CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management) and/or ISM certification (CPM - Certified Purchasing Manager) preferred.
  • Experience with ERP systems with a strong working knowledge of MRP processing logic
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in the use of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Access
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