Vishay Intertechnology, a global industry leader in the manufacturing of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components for applications in industrial, communications, transportation, consumer, medical, and defense products is currently seeking a full time Purchasing Manager in our Bennington, Vermont location.
As established by senior management, carries out plans and implements activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, and equipment. Manages the activities of buyers and expediters to accomplish company objectives. Reviews and approves purchases up to a specifically authorized dollar amount. Takes the lead to negotiate contracts as authorized. Ensures staff coordinates purchasing activities with Planning, engineering and manufacturing departments to maintain inventories at planned levels. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. May create policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities. Monitors the cost, schedule and performance aspects of subcontracts.
Bachelor’s degree in related area.
10 years related experience coupled with purchasing knowledge and skills in negotiations, vendor management, or both.
Skills / Certifications
ERP systems ( like SAP) and Microsoft office ( Excel) at an experienced user level.