Duties and Responsibilities
College degree in business, materials management, operations management, engineering or related field
At least 6 years experience in purchasing and procurement with a multi-national company with more years of other experience in finance.
Working knowledge of project management principles and practices
Working knowledge of all laws and regulations relating to procurement and contracts
Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain system, LEAN principles of planning and MRP / ERP systems often required
Must have knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures of Purchasing.
Must be proficient in MS Office including Excel, Access, Word and Outlook
Must have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with supervisors, peers, employees,
Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and coordinate detailed information with accuracy
Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
Must have excellent interpersonal skills
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency
Must be able to have strong leadership capabilities.