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Purchasing Manager

Company: Aerotek
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Job Description:

***CANDIDATES THAT DO NOT HAVE RECENT PURCHASING EXPERIENCE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED***Description:Job Summary:The Purchasing Manager will lead the company in the acquisition of materials, supplies and servicesrequired to assure on-time deliveries, competitiveness and customer satisfaction. The manager willevaluate, and determine the best supplier, value and delivery for those materials, supplies and services.The manager will work directly with engineering and program management to ensure the needs of thedepartments are met and process Engineering Change Orders from Arena (PLM Software) to Expandable(ERP Software) daily.This position requires the ability to read instructions represented in manuals and follow theseinstructions. This position exists in a temperature-controlled environment.Essential/Key Functions: Read and comprehend instructions and follow established procedures establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget andtime constraints identify and source new suppliers and vendors manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity andreliability develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers insupport of organizational requirements evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements facilitate timely placement of purchase orders review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy andprocedures develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff learn and be the trainer for the ERP system to support the team and the purchasing activities. direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizationalneeds and market conditions Performs in a manner that will prevent errors and omissions. Provides advisory support and assistance to the department manager as needed. Responsible for meeting team targets and key performance indicators Participate in activities needed to support the management functions of the team. Follow all safety guidelines and operate in a safe manner Physical presence on the job is essential and necessary including weekends and holidays ifdeemed Other duties as assigned by managementTOP Skills:ERP, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply chain, Purchasing, implementation, ManagementAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Minimum (Required) Qualifications: college degree in business, materials management, operations management, engineering orrelated field experience in purchasing and procurement-experience building systems/processes (currently everything is done manually)-experience managing a team of 4-5-automotive./manufacturingNice to have:-government experienceExperience Level:Expert Level About Aston Carter:Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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