Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner.
Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Works with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support, commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to negotiate highest quality at best value.
Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive. May recommend cost saving proposals including make-
versus-buy analysis or alternative sourcing. Interacts closely with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Minimum Years of Experience