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Purchasing Manager

Locus Recruiting

This is a Full-time position in Goodyear, AZ posted July 12, 2021.

We are a nimble, experienced recruiting team specializing in information security, cloud computing, and networking and infrastructure. We are determined to find the best possible solutions for companies in search of top talent, while offering job candidates an expedited, precise recruiting process. Locus is focused on supporting the goals of both our clients as well as the candidate community to offer an experience that supports and stimulates the growth of our stakeholders. We take a full hands-on approach with our process, understanding our clients and candidates needs in order to find each the right fit from a skillset and a cultural perspective. Our client is a leading structural manufacturing client and they are seeking a Purchasing Manager for their Goodyear, AZ location. Salary 60 – 70K Bonus Target of 60 – 70K Total Potential Comp 120 – 135K Location Goodyear, AZ ABOUT THE ROLE The procurement and purchasing team members are critical to ensuring production materials are sourced at the lowest cost while maintaining quality standards and consistently delivered on time to meet production schedules. At the plant level, the purchasing manager coordinates with corporate procurement as well as identifies and maintains local and regional suppliers of materials working to optimize the cost, quality, and reliability of the supply chain. Heshe supervises purchasing agents who coordinate day to day material and supply purchases. This role retains complete accountability for execution and continuous improvement of a business process and development and coaching of the team responsible for that process. Heshe is accountable for mapping, documenting, reengineering, quality assurance, staffing, metrics, controls, risk identification, and service level expectations. The majority of this role’s effort is spent supervising two or more employees and managing overall team expectations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES – Reviews requisitions. – Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. – Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. – Lead, coach, mentor and train staff – Estimates values according to knowledge of market price. – Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid. – Prepares purchase orders or bid requests. – Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority. – Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories. – Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality assurance personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action. – Approves invoices for payment. – Verifies specifications of purchase requests. – Counts inventory items to determine if material on hand is in sufficient quantity. – Prepares purchase orders and sends to supplier and department originating request. – Computes total cost of items purchased. – Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries. – Verifies bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders and approves bills for payment. – Expedites delivery of goods to users. – Meets production requirements on a daily basis while controlling inventory levels with various lead times. – Assists heavily with periodic plant inventory. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Bachelors degree preferred – At least 5 – 8 years of work experience in purchasing andor costing – Effective time management Skills – Strong attention to detail and analytical skills – Excellent verbal and written communication skills – Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task – Demonstrate a good work ethic based on principles of honesty and integrity – Experience with Microsoft Office Locus Recruiting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Locus Recruiting will consider for employment, on a case by case basis