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Global Procurement Manager

Multilink
Elyria, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Global  Procurement Manager will direct and coordinate all activities of domestic and international purchasing/buyer functions to maintain optimal balance between demand /supply and working capital to help ensure operations run efficiently, meet customer delivery, schedules, cost reduction and maximize profitability. This role will build organizational capability through teaching, coaching, mentoring and leadership over the purchasing team

  • Manage purchase orders, change notices, and expedites of delivery of materials.
  • Oversee cost-out actions of purchased materials.
  • Negotiate stocking agreements with suppliers, issue blanket POs.
  • Establishing, managing and executing inventory strategy.
  • Control of In Direct expenses and MRO procurement.
  • Responsible for minimizing purchase price variance.
  • Works with Supply Chain team to develop systems to ensure on time delivery to our customer and plant and supplier stocking levels support and exceed company sales and inventory goals.
  • Provides data and analysis on vendor performance and works with team to improve lead time, quality, and price from supply base.
  • Designs, implements, manages, and monitors purchasing using ERP system to meet company requirements, works with production management to ensure materials are on site on time per customer request.
  • Works with cross functional teams to ensure collaborative and system wide approach to problem solving and quality planning methods.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports for customer on time delivery, inventory accuracy, and inventory dollars and turns. Provides finance and management with predicted month end cost.
  • Drives root cause of performance failures and puts sustained, corrective action in place to avoid future misses, creates opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Establish and maintain procedures for department.
  • Ensure site adheres to Supply Chain Policies and Corporate procedures and programs.
  • Provides guidance and development to the team.
  • Visibly and actively supports other functional plant initiatives including safety, wellness, engagement, etc.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a related discipline
  • 5 years of procurement experience within a manufacturing environment, domestic and international
  • 3 to 5 years of managerial experience with the proven ability to lead a team of professionals
  • Sourcing experience including but not limited to Mexico, India and Asia
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
  • Travel 10% of the time

 

Preferred Qualifications:

· Some experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment

· Supplier negotiation skills with domestic and international suppliers including Mexico, India and Asia

· Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams

· Strong problem solving an analytical skills

· Demonstrated success in driving results through others

· Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Power Point, Syspro)

· Experience in driving aligned actions through groups that don’t directly report to them

· Self-motivated with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive tasks

· Must be focused, detail-oriented and possess excellent prioritization and organizational skills

· Strong communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff

· May be expected to travel to meet with vendors including international locations.

· Must be focused, detail-oriented and possess excellent prioritization and organizational skills

· Strong communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff

· May be expected to travel to meet with vendors including international locations.

Company Description
For over 37 years, Multilink has proudly been innovating solutions in the USA. We are a family-owned and operated manufacturer located in Elyria, Ohio. Over our history, we’ve designed and manufactured products and components for numerous Multiple Service Providers (MSP) network infrastructures, commercial blenders, commercial welding boxes, commercial and residential network equipment, and many other industry-leading solutions. Our solutions change the way we live and work all around the world. Today, Multilink remains a global leader in the telecommunications industry. Our research, development, and innovative ways help turn possibilities into reality within a rapidly growing, connected world.

Multilink

For over 37 years, Multilink has proudly been innovating solutions in the USA. We are a family-owned and operated manufacturer located in Elyria, Ohio. Over our history, we’ve designed and manufactured products and components for numerous Multiple Service Providers (MSP) network infrastructures, commercial blenders, commercial welding boxes, commercial and residential network equipment, and many other industry-leading solutions. Our solutions change the way we live and work all around the world. Today, Multilink remains a global leader in the telecommunications industry. Our research, development, and innovative ways help turn possibilities into reality within a rapidly growing, connected world.

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Elyria, OH
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