Purchasing Manager

  • location: Kansas City, KS
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $70,000 per year

job description

Purchasing Manager

Permanent position: Manufacturer in Kansas City is seeking a Procurement Manager for direct hire. The ideal candidate will have a solid purchasing background in automotive or aerospace industries and a Bachelor's degree. Procurement agent will develop supplier relationship, manage all procurement activities including: PO placement, supplier follow-up, analyzing risk and contract negotiation. At least 2-4 years of ERP experience a plus. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities for the Purchasing Manager

  • Build a culture of strong vendor relationships while controlling costs and vendor performance
  • Develop necessary reporting to ensure accurate supplier performance measurement
  • Manage new supplier setup and paperwork
  • Confirm and review purchase orders
  • Manage supplier returns and develop and execute inventory reduction initiatives
  • Manage all vendor RFQ activity and place purchase orders with suppliers
Requirements for the Purchasing Manager

  • 3-5 years' supply chain management experience
  • Solid ERP experience, Epicor a plus
  • Customer and vendor focused with positive attitude
  • Thorough knowledge of aerospace materials, hardware, metal alloys and plastics

  • Full benefits package

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