Career Opportunity Application

Position: Purchasing Manager

Position Summary/Objective
The Purchasing Manager is a professional who works with the Purchasing team and cross-functional departments to ensure departmental initiatives are developed, implemented and adhered to.  The Purchasing Manager will oversee and manage the daily activities of all Purchasing personnel, manage system data to ensure accuracy and manage the execution of departmental processes.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
-        Manage Buyers & Product Line Specialists to ensure buying is timely, and maximum profitability is attained
         in the buying process.
-        Manage Returns & Vendor Credits to ensure that customer credits, bill backs and vendor returns are
          processed in a timely manner
-        Ensure Freight Claims are filed, managed, dispositioned, monies collected and tracked accordingly
-        Develop direct lines of communication and relationships with Marketing, and Sales Management
-        Ensure that Vendor and Manufacturer’s representatives meetings are scheduled, include appropriate
         personnel and have proper preparation to conduct effective dialogue
-        Maintain and aid in the accuracy of all inventory on the AS400 and EDGE system, in conjunction with the
         Warehouse Manager
-        Responsible for ensuring that Purchase order Cancellations/Revisions are performed timely
-        Review receiving and invoice discrepancies and ensure they are reviewed and resolved in a timely manner
-        Ensure assigned departmental projects are planned, organized and executed efficiently
-        Review and monitor usage of all stock items and create a regular review procedure to discontinue and return
          slow moving stock items
-        Ensure adequate on hand, stocking inventory levels based on customer Usage, promotional periods or
          seasonality
-        Management of Customer Stocking Agreement and Customer Property initiatives
-        Key involvement in ERP implementation of JDE in 2017
-        Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Purchasing
 
 
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
-        Strong leadership ability
-        Strong organizational skills
-        Strong sense of ownership
-        Self-motivated demeanor
-        Excellent communications skills
-        Excellent customer service attitude
-        Ability to manage a heavy workload
-        Ability to adapt to changing priorities and needs and meet deadlines
-        Detail oriented
-        Report/Query Creation
-        Ability to type 50+ wpm
-        Strong analytical skills
-        Basic accounting skills
-        Power-user level Microsoft Office Suite and Crystal skills
Education & Experience

Essential Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, inventory management, or related field
Master’s degree preferred
Must complete CFSP Test within first 3 years of employment

Essential Experience:
5 years purchasing management experience
5 years supervisory experience

Preferred Experience:
5 years’ experience managing the purchasing function and supervising a team of buyers within the foodservice industry

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