Manager, Purchasing in Hayward, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ultra Clean Technologies   •  

Hayward, CA 94541

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

UCT is seeking an experienced Manager of Purchasing to joine our team in Hayward, CA! The purpose of this role is to plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all purchasing functions related to negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures and purchasing systems.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials and supplies.
  • Ensures materials are ordered and in stock to meet build requirements, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels.
  • Develop material schedules and plan requirements for purchasing materials, using MRP and other planning systems.
  • Work closely with customers and other UCT sites to transition materials for new products.
  • Work closely with internal groups, including engineering, quality, and sales to ensure functional specifications are met, parts are available as needed, and product quality is maintained.
  • Selects, develops and evaluate staff members to ensure the efficient operation of purchasing-related functions.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Strong management, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Ability to recognize problems, analyze and recommend solutions
  • Strong communication, relationship building, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of quick-turn, engineer-to-order environment
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MRP/ERP applications and MS Office Suite
  • Proven strong team building and employee development experience

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field
  • APICS/CPIM certification preferred

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, with significant materials related technical experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Experience in semi-con industry preferred

Management Experience (for people manager job only):

  • 2 years of management experience

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Works in an office environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to kneel, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Prolonged sitting with some standing and bending intermittently during work hours.
  • Subject to interruptions

Environmental Exposure:

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computers etc.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

Valid Through: 2019-9-13