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Purchasing Manager

Private for hiring purposes Los Angeles ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to lead and develop our Purchasing team as we grow into new markets.

As the leader of the Purchasing Department, you will be expected to improve profitability, efficiency, and customer satisfaction through the execution of strategic procurement activities. Your department will be responsible for all inventory related purchases and management activities.

These activities include:

· Sourcing Domestically and Internationally

· Vendor Management

· Cost Management

· Inventory Levels and Demand Planning

· Category Management

· ERP and Inventory Data Management

· Negotiation

Job Duties: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Manage the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities in order to meet company goals

· Must have Team Building, Staff Development, and Co-Manager Collaboration Skills

· Must have a working knowledge and understanding Accounting and P&L.

· Assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems; identify opportunities for improvement; direct and implement changes; develop and lead efforts to improve efficiency

· Actively communicate with the sales department and analyze demand trends/usage to make accurate projections and avoid backorders or overstock

· Research and analyze current purchasing requirements; evaluate vendors, selection and pricing to ensure most cost-effective methods of procuring goods, materials, and services; meet with vendors to discuss products and services

· Hold regular meetings with department staff to review backorders, aging reports, purchase orders, and other key metrics for running the department

· Improve existing and develop new relationships with suppliers and manufacturers to meet current and future demand

· Manage private label categories and research industry trends for new product opportunities

· Create sourcing strategies to support new revenue streams with accountability to the company’s bottom line

· Establish and measure department and Purchasing staff’s metrics

Qualifications

· 10+ years of experience in procurement or supply chain environment

· 5+ years of experience managing buyers and purchasing staff

· Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing /Supply Chain Management

· APICS, CPIM, or equivalent certification

Company Description
Tool and Supply distributor

Private for hiring purposes

Tool and Supply distributor

Address

North Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA
USA

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