The Purchasing Manager shall be the senior buyer responsible for placing high dollar long term procurements. In this role the Purchasing Manger shall negotiate pricing, establish best value and build strong supplier relationships.
This manager works in collaboration with Region Director, regional resources, operations and data management groups, member corporate office, member regional and local client services, product management, operations, new business development to ensure customer service and value provided exceeds customer expectations.
Support the design and implementation of a robust and compliant global framework of GMP policies, directives, procedures and processes for the Global Supply Chain Security program, including Serialization, Track-and-Trace, Anti-counterfeiting and Product Authentication.
This position will be responsible for managing value-added customer programs, assisting in the development of formal sales and marketing programs and presentations, serving as the market expert on identifying trends, potential concerns and pursues resolutions for supply chain customers.
Experience must include independent facilitation and evaluation of competitive solicitation processes for the procurement of goods and services including construction, management services, and architect / engineering consulting services procurements.
Support strategic sourcing process: analyze spend, market research, create vendor pool, select purchasing methods, develop RFx, evaluate potential vendors, and define SLAs and metrics to measure vendor performance. Assist in negotiation on pricing, terms & conditions with new vendors.
The Assistant Procurement Manager will also support manufacturing with the optimal inventory levels to insure continuity of supply to minimize any interruption to production at the lowest costs possible.
The Supply Chain Manager position manages approximately 4 direct reports and oversees other staff members working in collaboration to meet operational objectives. Implement a supply chain strategy in support of customers needs.