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Job Description - Purchasing Manager

New Purchasing Manager Position now available with a world leading chemical company!
Hays has partnered with a world leader in the Chemical market looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their Purchasing team. The goal of this role is to manage and improve processes and associates responsible for Sourcing and Purchasing of Chemicals and Supplies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Source chemicals and supplies at the best price and best terms
  • Assure supply for new and existing products.
  • Negotiate pricing and contract terms with vendors
  • Return and receive credit for non-complaint material
  • Review and suggest revisions to specifications and price changes for products
  • Meet service level goals with minimum inventory
  • Keep PO status current
  • Communicate with sales and customer service


SUPERVISORY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage Purchasing associates and transform them into a high-performance team
  • Make Purchasing processes more efficient
  • Make Purchasing processes uniform across associates and time
  • Work with IT to make Purchasing processes automated

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university (Chemistry degree preferred)
  • Four or more years of related experience (Chemical industry experience preferred)
  • Experience with ERP system with MRP (Oracle preferred)
  • APICS or MITx (Supply Chain) certification will be a plus
  • Experience with Excel VBA and SQL will be a plus
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain


LANGUAGE SKILLS
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business letters, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers and managers of other departments.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Apply now for consideration.

Summary

Job type:
Full Time
Industry
Scientific and R&D
Location
New Brunswick, NJ
Specialism
Accounting And Finance
Pay
Salary + Benefits
Ref:
1096501
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16th Floor, 200 West 41st St

Telephone: 3473434084

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