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Purchasing Manager

Location: Hampton, Iowa

Compensation: $70,000 - $85,000 annually

Role Overview:

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.