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Purchasing Manager

Channel Personnel Services Charlotte, NC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Excellent opportunity to join a progressive, global manufacturer in leading the Direct Material Purchasing Group. This requires solid Leadership experience in developing high-performance teams, execution of "Value Analysis and Value Engineering" projects, and strategically directing Plant Manufacturing Purchasing/ Procurement initiatives.



Ø  Lead and coordinate the direct buyer’s team in support of all purchasing policies, procedures, and daily action plans.

Ø  Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy, aligned with regional or global initiatives.

Ø  Contribute to commodity strategies and action plans through close collaboration with the plant’s functional stakeholders.

Ø  Collaborate with commodity purchasing and international supply chain partners on value-add projects in order to exceed the annual Purchasing KPI targets.

Ø  Drive cross-functional accountability to implement budgeted purchasing savings.

Ø  Support new business acquisitions and new program launches by delivering on functional milestones.

Ø  Train and mentor plant buyers in defining negotiation strategies and support with resolution of exceptional situations or escalations.

Ø  Provide leadership to the team including performance feedback and professional development.

Ø  Accurately maintain data/ information in SAP, deploy 4-eye principle for price changes and PO issuance.

Ø  Comply with Global Purchasing Standards and all departmental policies and procedures.

Ø  Ensure adherence to administrative requirements regarding OSHA, ISO/TS 16949, and ISO 14001.



Ø  Bachelor’s Engineering Degree.

Ø  5+ years of Purchasing/ Procurement or Program Management in Automotive Tier 1 or Tier 2 Manufacturing.

Ø  Must have experience with "value added" methodology, OSHA, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 and SAP.

Ø  Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team environment and to interact with / influence across functions.

Ø  Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

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