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DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT
We are looking for someone to be a member of the Leadership team for a growing distribution company. In this kind of business, procurement is a key role. If you enjoy process improvement, streamlining and leading change - this could be a match for you!
Cultural fit is key because it is a cohesive team environment.
This position reports directly to the General Manager.
- Source products in appropriate locations direct with manufacturer to improve efficiencies and cost structure within the supply chain
- Evaluate and report changes in market conditions including transportation, pricing, geopolitical dynamics and any vendor changes and adjust as needed - Communicate properly any changes in product, transportation, commodity environment proactively to the Stake Holders
- Anticipate and have redundancy plans in case of natural disasters or other external factors
- Work with the Marketing and Sales Department to develop programs to procure and market inventory
- Develop rapport with vendors and understand the lines, products, and programs and be able to recommend whether a program is beneficial to sales through market research with industry contacts, sales, and customers as needed
- Research market pricing and programs
- Train purchasing department of market pricing and programs
- Negotiate better terms as seen in the market with existing vendors or new vendors as needed
- Recommend change in course on current vendors based on volatility of the market, trade policy, or other regulations
- Improve turns on current inventory by creating processes through analytics and better manage just in time inventory through analysis
- Determine whether an item has comparable for change of inventory, for example; understand strength, thickness, quality of products and understand tools required to measure those standards
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
- Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in Supply Chain.
- Demonstrated leadership to guide, motivate and direct team members
- Broad experience executing contracts and managing suppliers
- Superb communication and negotiation skills
$100,000 - $120000
If this position is not the right fit for you, but better for someone you know please feel free to forward the information. We compensate up to $500 for referrals that are placed with our clients.
For immediate consideration please submit a resume in WORD to firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Start Date:
- Pay Rate:
- $100,000 - 120,000/year
- Supply Chain
- Albany, NY 12010
- Job Type:
- Direct Hire
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