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Position: Director of Purchasing

Responsible for spend categories of over 8,000 skus, 1.5 million sales lines and $150m+ in annual inventory for a multi-channel sales organization, this position works requires in depth analytical and statistic skills and effective leadership, negotiation and collaboration abilities. This position directs all aspects of the Company’s purchasing function. A primary responsibility is optimizing the investment in inventory through effective negotiation and inventory control.   Working with senior sales and financial executives, this is an important leadership role in driving business and maximizing profitability.


  • Provide strong leadership and support to purchasing department consisting of purchasing agents and support staff.

  • Develop and monitor Key Performance Indicators. Motivate purchasing department to reach KPI goals, including fill rate and inventory turns.

  • Understand and execute company goals for suppliers in all product categories.

  • Coordinate with United East sales team to optimize stock utilization and demand planning.
  • Execute large customer bids, including product identification, cost analysis and pricing.
  • Analyze and manipulate distribution costing models to achieve maximum sales profitability.

  • Advise purchasing coordinators on set up of new items and suppliers.

  • Communicate supplier programs, deals and special offers to key stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with senior management to execute overall company goals.

  • Monitor and determine selection of stock inventory to minimize inventory cost.

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