Elk River Machine Company- ERMC is seeking a Purchasing Manager. Salary Range : $70,000 - $95,000 per year Benefits offered : - Competitive Wages - Medical, Dental & Vision for employee & family including domestic partners - 401k with match - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual starts immediately - Yearly shoe allowance - Referral Program Summary: The Purchasing Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing & controlling all activities related to the procurement function. Responsibilities: - Leading the development & execution of sourcing strategies that deliver a competitive advantage. This includes supplier selection, development & consolidation to ensure optimization & overall supplier performance. - Leading sourcing execution for the organization. Including full accountability for buy as well as meeting cost down targets. - Partnering with Key stakeholders in the organization to ensure sourced materials & services meet the needs of the business. - Driving improvement in the sourcing process including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payable issues & database management. - Optimize the overall cost by ensuring purchased materials equals demand. - Ownership of Materials/Inventory process – including management of total inventory value & turns as well as accuracy. - Monitoring supplier quality & delivery performance and developing improvement strategies to ensure the business needs are met. - Understanding of manufacturing processes- cutting/welding/machining/ painting/assembly - Monitor & ensure purchasing activities are compliant with ISO standards Participate in customer meetings and audits as well as effectively presenting Purchasing processes, initiatives, and strengths to current and potential customers. Qualifications: - Degree preferred and/or equivalent business experience (technical discipline) - APICS/CPSM qualified or equivalent business experience - Minimum 5 years previous experience in a Purchasing role - Proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend - Able to bring a new dimension to procurement activities. - Experience of working with Epicor MRP systems preferred. Characteristics: - Excellent negotiation & analytical skills with the ability to develop & manage - supplier relationships - Ability to energize & build a strong rapport at all levels of the organization - Proven ability to execute & deliver on commitments - Experienced implementing a compliant supply chain - Strong computer skills including ERP/MRP implementation experience Competency Training Requirements - ISO Quality System - APICS/CPSM About Elk River Machine Company: We have tackled the complex, custom metal fabrication that other companies won’t touch, as well as large contract volume metal manufacturing. Our manufacturing space is located in Elk River, Minnesota. We can perform virtually all metal, steel fabrication, machining, cladding, welding, finished processes, and assembly processes on site.
Apply Now