Purchasing Manager

As a Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services, and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

Responsibilities

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine the quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Skills

Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Interest in market dynamics along with a business sense
A knack for negotiation and networking
Working experience of vendor management software
Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
Solid judgment along with decision-making skills
Strong leadership capabilities
BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /hour

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