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Purchasing Manager

Premier Staffing Solution Indianapolis, IN

  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Purchasing Manager leads all purchasing activities for the manufacturing facility. This critical role is responsible for buying, selling, and managing the flow of products as well as negotiating contracts and evaluating suppliers.

The ideal candidate has a combination of leadership skills, product knowledge, industry savvy and prior experience overseeing the daily workflow, budget, and schedules of the purchasing department.

Position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana with a starting salary of $80,000.


    • Evaluate MRP (Material resource planning) for placing orders for stock and any sales orders communicated from sales
      • Review stocking levels as items come up for restock
      • Set order points and quantities in GP
      • Set default vendors by item
      • Update pricing by item
    • Order items for sales orders and work orders tied to sales orders
    • Order items for drills as released
    • Check shop supplies periodically and order as needed
      • Paper products for restrooms
      • Oils, lubricants, adhesives, propane
      • Hydraulic hose assembly materials
    • Order shop items as requested by the shop
      • Shipping: pallets, boxes, packing supplies
      • Assembly: paint, hydraulic adapters, fasteners, abrasives
      • Weld shop: wire, gas, abrasives
    • Review open POs for past-due items and contact vendors for updates
    • Work with shipping department to communicate discrepancies to vendors when applicable
    • Source new parts
    • Source for better quality, price and faster delivery on current parts
    • Focus on Lean purchasing habits to prevent overstock, fresh dead-stock, manage cash flow


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or other applicable field is preferred with three years of proven work experience
  • Previous purchasing experience and negotiating bids and contracts in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and strong attention to detail
  • Solid ability to meet all deadlines in an organized and timely manner

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Indianapolis, IN
46227 USA



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