Purchasing Supervisor

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_384252

Location

York

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

York, PA - (USA) 1550 Kenneth Road PA York , PA - 17408 Phone : 717-764-7841

ContactNumber

717-764-7841

Job Description

A Purchasing Supervisor is needed for a large stable manufacturing facility in York.
This position supervises the purchasing functions and manages assigned projects/profit centers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Supervises the Purchasing department functions
* Ensures that materials and services are on time, within budget, and to specification.
* Ensures that delays are communicated promptly to planner/sales team.
* Creates monthly project status reports for presentation to management
* Attends weekly and monthly project meetings and provides updates
* Identifies areas for improvement, implements and executes new processes.
* Constantly reduces costs and improves supplier performance
* Creates purchase orders and RFQ's
* Selects appropriate vendors, negotiates cost and works with the Quality Department to source new vendors

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience
* Associate's Degree in Business, Material Management, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related fields
* At least 5 years' experience in the field of supply chain and material management
* Purchasing/planning/contracting experience with vendors/suppliers a must

Skills Required
* Good oral and written communication & organizational skills
* Good technical, business, interpersonal and negotiating skills
* Knowledge of general accounting and inventory practices
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite & Navision experience preferred
* Ability to read drawings, and understand purchasing specifications
* Cost estimating and forecasting techniques
* Willingness to travel as required

Please send your resume to: Gisele.Nadeau@Manpower.com for consideration.