Job Description

This position will report to the Director, Supply Chain and will be responsible for planning and procuring assigned commodities for our new production facility in the Phoenix area, Specifically, the responsibilities will include:

  • Processing orders using MRP
  • Selecting, recommending, and evaluating suppliers
  • Coordinating purchase activities with manufacturing, planning, & engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Preparing RFQs, review supplier bids, negotiate pricing & delivery
  • Preparing POs, change notices, return shippers
  • Manage supplier performance and perform timely updates to shortage reports

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Materials or Supply Chain Management or equivalent/related experience
  • 3-5 years purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in purchasing for manufacturing operations
  • Strong ERP, MRP and PC skills (previous Epicor experience a plus)
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, & negotiation skills