About the job Purchasing Manager
Location: Hampton, Iowa
Compensation: $70,000 - $85,000 annually
Join us as a Purchasing Manager, where you will spearhead the acquisition of production materials and MRO supplies, ensuring top supplier performance and cost-efficiency. In this role, you'll work closely with the Supply Chain Manager, play a key part in vendor negotiations, and contribute actively to our Leadership Team.
- Coordinate and optimize the procurement of materials based on production needs.
- Identify, evaluate, and onboard new suppliers, ensuring top-notch quality and delivery.
- Build and nurture positive relationships with key suppliers.
- Negotiate contracts, ensuring best terms for our organization.
- Monitor market trends to stay ahead and make informed purchasing decisions.
- Manage vendor performance metrics: cost, quality, and delivery.
- Maintain organized and efficient purchasing records.
- BA/BS degree or 3-5 years of relevant purchasing experience. Material Requirement Planning preferred.
- Experience in Supply Chain Management, especially within manufacturing.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Strong negotiation, networking, and leadership skills.
- Ability to multitask and make informed decisions independently.