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Corporate Purchasing Manager

CR&R Inc. Stanton, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

Job description

CR&R Incorporated is one of Southern California's most innovative and successful waste and recycling collection companies, serving more than 3 million people and over 25,000 businesses throughout Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Imperial, and Riverside counties. In addition, we also have operations in AZ, CO, NV, OR, UT, and WA. Our groundbreaking technologies and pioneering reclamation programs enable us to recycle over 500,000 tons of materials each year, creating cleaner communities, reducing air and water pollution, conserving landfill space, and extending our natural resources. We're striving to make your neighborhood a better place to live!

Position Overview:

Corporate Purchasing Manager will analyze our current buying systems and create the best methods for day-to-day purchasing operations. This role will be responsible for overseeing our purchasing department, establishing Buyer goals based on corporate inventory needs and operations projections for the coming year and setting career objectives for each member of the purchasing team.

The Corporate Purchasing Manager role is a key position in the Operations department, and will work closely with Ownership, Shop Managers and Finance for procurement in all areas. This role is responsible for overseeing purchasing for vehicles, repair parts, processing facility equipment parts, and administrative purchasing operations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Propose improvements to the current purchasing system to improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business
  • Negotiate lower purchasing costs through vendor consolidation and competition.
  • Develop and maintain list of preferred vendors
  • Collaborate with inventory control and operations personnel to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the year
  • Take the lead in creating profitable ways to manage obsolete and slow-moving stock to help offset losses
  • Manage the company's day-to-day purchasing activities and ensure that all purchasing agents are meeting their personal performance standards
  • Negotiate pricing on large equipment purchases
  • Implement system enhancements including document imaging and electronic workflow
  • Track and report key metrics (e.g. fuel) Foresee market trends and plan accordingly
  • Collaborate with management to prepare forecasting models
  • Design and maintain department budgets

Candidate Qualifications:

  • 10 years of sourcing and procurement management experience
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Exceptional talent in negotiating and networking
  • Solid understanding of supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Significant experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Excellent communicator, with strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Moderately skilled in Word and Excel

Compensation:

  • Competitive, based upon skills and abilities
  • Total compensation = Base plus incentive compensation based upon amount of savings achieved.

Company Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match
  • Employee discount program

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EEO Statement:

C R & R is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Company Description
CR&R Incorporated is one of Southern California's most innovative and successful waste and recycling collection companies, serving more than 3 million people and over 25,000 businesses throughout Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Imperial, and Riverside counties. In addition, we also have operations in AZ, CO, NV, OR, UT, and WA. Thanks to groundbreaking technologies and pioneering reclamation programs, we are able to recycle over 500,000 tons of materials each year, creating cleaner communities, reducing air and water pollution, conserving landfill space, and extending our natural resources. We're striving to make your neighborhood a better place to live!

CR&R Inc.

CR&R Incorporated is one of Southern California's most innovative and successful waste and recycling collection companies, serving more than 3 million people and over 25,000 businesses throughout Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Imperial, and Riverside counties. In addition, we also have operations in AZ, CO, NV, OR, UT, and WA. Thanks to groundbreaking technologies and pioneering reclamation programs, we are able to recycle over 500,000 tons of materials each year, creating cleaner communities, reducing air and water pollution, conserving landfill space, and extending our natural resources. We're striving to make your neighborhood a better place to live!

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