Purchasing Manager

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Salary period: Annual
Our global company is seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Purchasing Manager for our Twinsburg, OH facility. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/dental
/vision insurance, 401k employer match, and paid time off.
Responsible for supervising, planning, organizing, and coordinating the activities of the purchasing department and staff.
This position also supports the development and implementation of purchasing strategies and systems, purchases materials, supplies, equipment, goods and services, and optimizes processes within the assigned areas.
Develop and implement a local purchase strategy in correspondence with your world wide colleagues
Negotiate North American supplier contracts
Supplier contracts co-approval
Price setting
Coordinate raw material agreements
Select and develop the supplier base
Manage, coach and motivate the local purchase team
Manage price requests from OEM customers within a specific commodity
Manage annual cost reductions through supplier negotiation and resourcing
Manage all supplier in a commodity, including supplier reduction
Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships
Project management with internal and external customers
Coordinate between other departments (engineering program management, logistics, quality, finance)
Report negotiation results and site-visits
ISO 14001 awareness and act accordingly
ISO 16949 awareness and act accordingly
Master's degree (Engineering, Economics..) or equal by experience.
Professional experience
Minimum 5 years experience in purchasing. Experience in the automotive sector is a plus.
Knowledge & skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills Strong negotiation skills. Good analytical skills. Knowledge of Fasteners is a plus.
Dynamic and strong personality. Good communicator and persistent.
Flexibility to travel on a regular basis.
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and IFI standards; documents such as procedure manuals, purchase orders, quotation requests. Must calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Must be able to work in a team environment and successfully complete cross training.
Working ability with common computer application software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a person to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the person is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The person is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, grasp, and handle controls and exert sufficient force to accomplish tasks. This individual must be able to speak in a clear voice and communicate effectively.
The person must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.
FACIL NA is an equal opportunity employer

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