Director of Purchasing

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our client is a major distributor of essential products and they wish to hire a Director of Purchasing that will manage all purchasing functions and processes including a team purchasing personnel.

Essential daily will include:-

  • Directs and manages Purchasing staff and all phases of the company’s centralized purchasing function to include the acquisition of stock inventory and Non-Stock purchases.
  • Coordinates with Inventory Analytics to manage inventory levels, execute vendor strategies, and control excess inventory.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and inter-departmental communications that will ensure the purchasing function is carried out legally, efficiently, and professionally.
  • Promotes communications and goodwill in vendor community and inter-departmental relations.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors’ Degree
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • 5+ years purchasing experience
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures
  • Previous experience with process improvement
  • Good interpersonal, communication, customer service, and time management skills essential
  • Ability to maintain strong, effective working relationships with both external and internal contacts
  • Strong leadership capabilities including the ability to effectively manage and supervise a diverse team
  • Strong analytical and decisive problem-solving ability