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Procurement Manager

Allentown, PA 18109

Posted: 05/22/2024 Job Number: 22216098

Job Description


Lead and manages the Purchasing Department. Directs procurement, develops sourcing and negotiates purchase contracts of all required material and parts.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Lead and direct the Purchasing employees, coach and develop the team, prioritize activities and review performance.

Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in the procurement of parts and material.

Assign procurement requests to the appropriate personnel.

Oversee all activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.

Manage Procurement Department budget.

Develop sourcing strategies and objectives to meet business and organizational goals.

Aggressively develop and implement cost reduction strategies.

Responsible for overall supplier performance related to quality, cost and delivery.

Resolve supplier problems.

Act as liaison between Engineering, Quality and Suppliers.

Develop and implement purchasing, expediting and logistics systems and procedures.

Develop and implement project tracking report focused on new product sourcing, delivery performance and analysis.

Organize, supervise, and direct the work of storeroom and central supply personnel engaged in receiving, issuing, and delivering supplies and equipment.

Analyze market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability, and prepares market analysis reports.

Develop a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.

Prepare and issues purchase orders and change notices.

Prepare and review contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications.

Other duties as assigned.
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