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Purchasing Manager

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Purchasing Manager job description

Job description

We are looking for a thorough Purchasing Manager. You will source the top equipment and services with the best deals and manage our vendors.

  • Design and manage sourcing and purchasing strategies.
  • Negotiate with vendors to decrease prices for reoccurring, whole sale purchases.
  • Implement agreed solutions from cost-effectiveness strategies.
  • Review proposals from/interview new vendors.
  • Ensure that contract specifications conform to pricing models and fit within the company’s best interest.
  • Track and analyze company spending trends on a monthly basis.
  • Manage the recruitment, hiring and training of the purchasing team.
  • Hold weekly meetings to inform the purchasing team of new project specifications.
  • Liquidate, sell, and/or recycle inventory that is obsolete.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • [X] year(s) of experience in Purchasing Management, or other experience that requires high stakes negotiation.
  • Superb communication and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of methods for budgeting, managing inventory, and vendor management.
  • General knowledge of finance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • [X] degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or relevant fields.