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Assistant Procurement Manager

Burlington, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Procurement Assistant Manager

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Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year

A bit about us:

With over 25 years of combined experience in the manufacturing of custom compounds, a rich history in the plastics industry, established in January of 1990 for the manufacturing and sale of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) compounds and high performance Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) compounds.

Why join us?

Excellent Benefits include
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Bonus Potential

Job Details

Job Summary:
This position will assist in creating, directing, and coordinating activities in procurement. This position is being created to obtain optimum efficiency and alignment to the Company’s mission and vision while providing successful operations with to include its subsidiaries. This position will ensure current and future plans in the areas of quality, product reliability, quality, and quantity specifications and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Comply with all environmental, health, safety, and quality standards, including ISO.
  • Develop, adhere to, and monitor ISO standards related to job responsibilities.
  • Initiate or suggest ideas and support continuous improvement efforts in all areas of organization.
  • Drive & support an innovative team mindset.
  • Responsible to be onsite to work with leadership team, support production, and attend leadership meetings and report all activities for procurement planning to include any material or supplier issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Communicate with leadership teams any issues in procurement planning that could impact Riken Americas operations and make recommendations.
  • Maintain a positive relationship and work with suppliers for successful negotiations of materials.
  • Assist in maintaining logistics of raw materials.
  • Assist in negotiating, managing, and coordinating all contracts with suppliers regarding pricing, quality, and delivery.
  • Compare bids from suppliers and determine contract awards. Confirm that terms and delivery dates are accurate and evaluate competence of suppliers.
  • Negotiate and evaluate supplier pricing for operating supplies.
  • Support Technical, Purchasing, and Corporate Planning with purchase of raw materials as required.
  • Assist in the development & monitoring of supplier performance metrics. Review supplier performance in terms of quality, on-time shipments, order accuracy (quantity, pricing, confirmations, etc.); support identification and qualification of new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.
  • Confer with Technical, Manufacturing, Sales, and Suppliers to ensure acceptable material and problem solve any material issues and communicate with all departments.
  • Interface with outside Suppliers, Management, Administration, Finance, Production, R&D, QA, Sales, and Corporate Planning.
  • Assist in creating, managing, and reporting a departmental budget in the areas of procurement planning.
  • Participate in various committees related to procurement and production planning.
  • Analyze sales forecasts and work with departments in planning to ensure timely scheduling.
  • Assist in creating, managing, and coordinating supplier performance metrics. Review supplier performance in terms of quality, on-time shipments, order accuracy (quantity, pricing, confirmations, etc.); support identification and qualifications of new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.
  • Participate in projects for ERP optimization, that include automating and integrating preproduction (order entry related) systems.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field is required.
  • 3-5 years previous experience in related field is required.
  • 1+ year experience in a supervisory role is preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes and contract principles is required.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with supplier contract negotiations is required.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills are required.
  • Knowledge of regulations and laws such as import/export and Customs requirements is preferred.
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills including knowledge and understanding of ERP and data systems is required.
  • Advance Microsoft Office Suite or similar software to include Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • Travel will be required on a regular basis.

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