The primary purpose of this position is to support local and corporate projects and develop a robust supply chain to ensure marketable pricing, excellent quality and fair lead-times for all products.
*Optimizes company spending by driving best value efforts and improving overall supplier performance management.
*Creates commodity specific sourcing strategies and supplier agreements to optimize supplier base and lower total cost.
*Conducts contract and price negotiations and implements vendor agreements.
*Lead supplier selection.
*Identifies risks in supply chain and develops risk mitigation plans.
*Bachelor's degree with a focus in business.
*Minimum of three years of experience in purchasing/procurement, preferably in manufacturing.
*Experience with ERP systems required, SAP preferred.