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Purchasing Manager

Company: Uniroyal Engineering Products, LLC.
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Purchasing Manager is an integral operations partner providing leadership to help improve customer service levels, working capital and driving labor productivity through optimization of lean material flow. The Purchasing Manager will organize and implement strategic initiatives and standardized approaches in raw material purchasing, planning/scheduling, inventory management, customer service, distribution and logistics. The Purchasing Manager will collaborate with other functional areas to ensure efficient and accurate inventory levels as well as timely final product releases.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. The company is not able to sponsor visas at this time.
Ideal location in Stoughton, WI that is only 20 minutes from Madison or Janesville!
Position Duties and Responsibilities

Owns the raw material inventory assets
Synchronize all areas of the internal supply chain: planning, scheduling, purchasing and customer service in order to maximize efficiencies and low cost of operation
Develop and implement sourcing strategies. Lead initiatives to ensure continuity of supply throughout the operations to achieve uninterrupted supply of quality materials and production runs
Negotiate with suppliers for price, lead-time, and specifications
Organize and manage inventory control and warehouse functions (storage and control of all purchased inventory)
Manage inventory accuracy and control over all purchased products and finished goods
Conduct supplier qualification including investigating suppliers' capability to furnish materials, finished parts or service for the purpose of establishing adequate and reliable sources of supply. Prepare and solicit bid proposals. Find secondary or alternative suppliers as needed
Establish and follow procedures or policies to meet IATF 16949 compliance standards
Assist other projects and departments, as required

Experience, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates personal flexibility in approach and ideas and responds positively and supports changes in procedures, process, technology, responsibility and assignments.
Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals across multiple cultures, disciplines and geographies
Strong organization, time management skills and exemplary attention to details
Strong problem solving skills; the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective solutions
Experience managing processes and people

Education and Technical Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, Operations Management, or related field OR equivalent experience
10 years progressive facility supply chain operations leadership
5 years' experience as ERP/MRP (SAP, Oracle or JDE) Super user

Experience with the manufacture and distribution of consumer goods in a manufacturing setting
APICS or related certification desirable

All candidates must be willing to submit to any job-related background check, medical exam and drug screen that are required during the hiring process.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Keywords: Uniroyal Engineering Products, LLC., Madison , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Madison, Wisconsin

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