Title Purchasing Manager
Categories Procurement, Supply Chain
Job ID 302
Location Marlborough
Job Information

Our client is seeking a highly skilled, experienced purchasing manager to join a growing organization. In this position, you will be responsible for managing vendors and sourcing equipment, goods, and services. You will create budgets, perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals, and find more profitable suppliers.

Purchasing Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies
  • Generate and distribute accurate purchase orders and house budgets
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Monitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage, and mitigate risks
  • Establish standard operating procedures for purchasing; monitor the effectiveness of procedures; revise and improve purchasing processes
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Exercise discretion and judgment
  • Draft, review contracts, and modify terms and conditions; express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form
  • Purchasing Manager Requirements and Qualifications
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement and sound decision making skills
Background & Experience •BS degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
Salary $95-110 plus bonus
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