Procurement Manager



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USD90000.00-150000.00 per year

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Branch Information

Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA - 91436 Phone : 818-784-8276



Job Description

Job Description

Reports to the purchasing manager and also works with project management to develop and implement supply chain plans that deliver the best values in products and services considering form, fit, function, expertise, cost, delivery, and quality needed to meet major program initiatives/the development and launch of new products. The Senior Buyer demonstrates excellent communication, business acumen, and judgment in interfacing with management to understand purchase requirements; interfacing with suppliers to communicate purchase requirements; supporting negotiation of more complex unique purchase terms and conditions, implementing company signature authority policy over purchases, and managing fulfillment of orders.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

* Manage and supervise the purchasing function

* Ensure that buyers issue orders in the shortest possible time

* Develop strong and professional relationships with all vendors

* Ensure that orders are completed on time and in accordance with our terms

* Achieve aggressive material cost reduction goal of 15% per year for the next 3 - 5 years

* Develop and negotiate long term supply agreements for high dollar and sole source parts.

Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Business acumen and judgment.

* Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing.

* Knowledge of the materials, products, and the commodity markets in assigned areas of specialization.

* Skill in preparing and analyzing complex technical specifications, bids and proposals.

* Skill in both verbal and written communication.

* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

* Requirements planning and purchase order processing utilizing ERP systems requires a working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems for determining requirements for recurring production, as well as, new product development.

* Microsoft office suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Education and Experience

* Bachelor's degree in related field and four years of buying experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

* 10+ years of management or supervisory experience in a procurement function

* CPIM certification a plus

* an equal opportunity employer.