Role Responsibilities and Requirements:
Searching for a lead purchasing professional to develop and implement strategies covering commodities, services and supplier processes throughout a global enterprise to deliver maximum value, leverage and standardization. Maintains data accuracy in computer system. Leads product development commodity strategies in line with corporate initiatives to improve supply chain efficiencies and reduce cost of supply chain management.
Also negotiates and executes purchase orders/vendor contracts to support critical business needs. Manages material flow, ensuring inventory is maintained to optimum level to support on-time customer deliveries. Implements Lean manufacturing techniques. Mentors and leads Purchasing Department.
- 4-year degree preferred.
- 5-7 years of supply chain management experience required.
- APICS certification and working knowledge of planning, purchasing and inventory control fundamentals preferred.
- Working knowledge of ERP operating system.
- Demonstrates strong understanding of Lean principles and practices.
West of Green Bay and Fox Cities Area, Wisconsin: $100K+