Purchasing Manager - $70000 yrly


Manufacturing and Production

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USD70000.00-80000 per year

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Branch Information

McAllen, TX - (USA) 5000 W Military Hwy Suite 115 TX McAllen , TX 78503



Job Description

Manpower has partnered with Schumacher Electric to hire passionate, customer service-minded Purchasing Manager in Brownsville, Texas.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a cutting edge, forward thinking company, and the benefits are endless! This is a perm opportunity with a company that values its employees. If you are looking to make an impact, stop your search and apply today! Starting pay is $70,000.

The Purchasing Manager will oversee and direct the activities of the purchasing department and the Purchasing Managers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

* Hires and manages the Purchasing Supervisors, and other staff as needed.

* Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.

* Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

* Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.


* Collaborates with other departments and leadership to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.

* Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.

* Prepares and presents market conditions and merchandise cost reports.

* Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.

* Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.

* Evaluates and approves conditions for issuing and awarding bids.

* Resolves grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.

* Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems.

* Acts as the company's representative in negotiations with suppliers.

* Coordinates removal or disposal of surplus materials.

* Administers the departmental budget.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills.

* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

* Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.

* Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

* Understanding of business and management principles.

* Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company.

* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in related field required.

* At least three years of experience in related field required.

Physical Requirements:

* Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

* Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

* Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine needs.

* May require travel.