Responsible for the local, regional and/or global procurement of materials and services. Accountable to procure assigned materials, services or components to meet quality and cost competitiveness objectives while interfacing with Product Management, Production, Quality, Inventory, Warehouse, Customer Service and Accounting departments on a daily basis. Oversee, manage, train and guide the Purchasing/Inventory department. Perform a wide variety of duties to direct, control, increase productivity and coordinate department functions. Partners with departments to leverage guidelines, standards and best practices. Contributes to the overall effectiveness of supplier management programs by reporting and providing data to ensure continuous improvements in performance.
Essential Functions and Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
- Manage Purchasing and Inventory Control Functions
- Maintain Production Schedule
- Interact with Marketing and Sales in order to facilitate customer demands