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Sr. Purchasing Manager [On-Site - Cedartown] 2023

Company: Norax Supplements LLC
Location: Cedartown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

IMPORTANT: - Unless requested by Norax Supplements, resumes or other information delivered by email, mail, or in-person will not be considered in our initial review of your qualifications in fairness to other potential candidates.Also, note that this online system only permits ONE document to be uploaded as an attachment. - If you have multiple documents, such as a cover letter and resume, either combine all into one .pdf or MS Word file to upload as a single document OR copy-and-paste your cover letter into the space provided and upload your resume file._____________________________________ -Norax Supplements' Senior Purchasing Manager is responsible for the successful procurement of products and suppliers spanning across multiple product lines and for developing, implementing, and managing specialized inventory analyses ensuring the supply chain team meets its goals. - This position leads and maintains systems, programs, and practices to create efficiencies within the supply chain and deliver financial and operational value to the company. - The Purchasing Manager will participate in process improvement initiatives utilizing best practices.The Senior Purchasing Manager reports to the Supply Chain Director and works closely with members of other departments. - -The position is Exempt (not eligible for overtime pay) and manages one or more direct reports.Some of the Essential Duties:

  • Develops, negotiates, and manages vendor programs and relationships.
  • Manages vendor communications and consistently provides vendor performance feedback and resolves issues based on vendor scorecard assessment.
  • Analyze business and customer trends; develop, plan, and execute strategy using key findings that result in a profitable concept-selling format.
  • Coordinate supply chain management with other company functions, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, and quality assurance.
  • Interface & plan with category management, buyers, sales, and vendors to ensure effective replenishment for ongoing needs.
  • Monitors attainment of product category and supplier service level and turn goal.
  • Develop and/or assist in developing sourcing strategies for assigned commodity groupings, and implement new strategies once approved.
  • Work to minimize inventory levels, cash -flow, and working capital while ensuring adequate inventory to support customer delivery.
  • Together with local buyer(s) ensures the timely delivery of materials and services to meet manufacturing and operation requirements.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and manage cost reduction activities to achieve the annual cost reduction goal.
  • Develop project plans, core KPIs/metrics, deliverables, and milestones for the procurement function and present results during management review.
  • Develop and implement purchasing processes, procedures, and strategies to improve overall department efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Monitor and report on supplier performance to ensure high quality, on-time delivery, fill rates, and service levels.
  • Negotiate agreements with critical suppliers to secure the highest quality goods and value based on market shifts, supply chain demands and various product offerings.
  • Focus on and use a collaborative approach in developing close work relationships with internal customers in an effort to fully understand their procurement needs and to ensure that these are delivered through the larger supply chain network.
  • Ensure the procurement team is represented at key stages of the new product development process.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing and operational managers to establish short-term and long-term business objectives.
  • Develop appropriate procurement practices to ensure adherence to company policies and legal requirements and compliance to applicable ISO guidelines and FDA GMPs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
    • At least 10 years of experience in raw material sourcing, procurement, and management with at least 5 of those years in a manufacturing environment.
    • Experience in ordering polypropylene containers preferred.
    • Able to manage time well, plan, handle, and prioritize multiple tasks, and complete them with a strong sense of urgency.
    • Proven leadership skills, coaching and leading a team as well as influencing non-direct reports.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • The agility to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment with shifting timelines/moving deadlines.
    • Strong critical thinking and resolution in ambiguous situations with a self-driven initiative to manage projects effectively.
    • Proven negotiation capabilities, including price, payment, and delivery terms.
    • Proven history of implementing cost savings initiatives.
    • High standards of integrity required.
    • Strong analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving abilities; must know how to perform financial analysis and also be able to analyze technical data.
    • Experienced in all Microsoft Office applications and MRP/ERP-accuracy and attention to detail is critical.
    • Advanced Excel Skills.
    • Strong strategic management skills and abilities.
    • Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies, and procedures, and persuade others to accept or adopt a specific opinion or action.
    • Able to interpret artwork; -graphical printing specifications experience is a plus.
    • Proven experience leading a dynamic team.
    • Business travel may be required. -
    • A valid Georgia driver's license is required.
    • Must pass a credit check.
    • Bilingual language skills (Spanish) preferred.Norax Supplements offers full-time employees the following benefits:
      • Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
      • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
      • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • 401(k) Plan with a Company Match
      • Employee Assistant Program
      • Paid Company Holidays
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)Norax Supplements is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.IMPORTANT: By submitting your resume online, you hereby authorize Norax Supplements to contact, obtain, and verify the accuracy of information contained in this application from all previous employers, references, and educational institutions. - You also hereby release from liability Norax Supplements and its representatives for seeking, gathering, and using such information to make employment decisions and all other persons or organizations for providing such information.

        You understand that any misrepresentation or material omission made by you on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application or immediate termination of employment if you are employed, whenever it may be discovered.
        The Senior Purchase Manager's starting pay will be competitive and commensurate with the chosen candidate's qualifications and experience. - The targeted starting pay is between $1,730.77 and $2,692.31 per week ($90,000 to $140,000 annualized). - This is an Exempt position, which is not eligible for overtime pay.Interested professionals should submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for professional references via this online portal. - No unsolicited letters, emails, telephone calls, or in-person submissions will be considered in fairness to other potential candidates for this position.Powered by JazzHR

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