Position title
Procurement and Supply Chain Manager
Description

Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

Location: Atlanta, GA  Area

Position reports to: COO

The Procurement Manager will provide leadership, direction, strategic planning and execution for all aspects of company’s supply chain policies, objectives, and initiatives. This position will work closely with leadership to establish key supply chain relationships with vendors and strategic suppliers. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Operations and Engineering teams to develop and lead strategicsourcing and procurement strategies in alignment with company objectives and growthgoals, including inventory and working capital objectives; logistics initiatives; and cost reduction programs
  • Provide increased stability, predictability, and continuous improvement across all
    dimensions of the supply chain operations
  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction in sourcing and procuremen
  •  Lead negotiations for the strategic sourcing agreements and contracts with direct
    material, MRO, and logistics providers. Items negotiated include purchase price, supply
    chain flexibility programs, preferred AP terms, delivery, and commercial terms
  • Lead negotiations for the strategic sourcing agreements and contracts with direct
    material, MRO, and logistics providers. Items negotiated include purchase price, supply
    chain flexibility programs, preferred AP terms, delivery, and commercial terms
  • Formulate and deploy procedures governing all aspects of materials procurement,
    materials planning, inventory management, and supplier development
  • Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics that will reduce
    our overall expenses while increasing productivity
  • Evaluate and enhance our operations in local spend while researching and prospecting
    developments in global spend
  • Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency
  • Lead and leverage continuous improvement activities to drive improved performance and profitability
  • Ensure supplier compliance with all specifications and requirements ensuring best in class supplier performance
  • Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks
  • Partner closely with information technology to ensure consistent progress in automating and systematizing all aspects of the procurement and material management proces
  • Assume final responsibility for ordering and tracking all inbound project materials, along with their associated delivery deadlines
  • Develop a KPI and performance metrics driven procurement, manufacturing,warehousing, and logistics environment, where ambiguity is removed or minimized by virtue of clear, measurable goals and frequent analysis of progress
  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Qualifications
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management,
    Logistics or Operations Management. CPIM or CPM certifications a plus.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a Senior Supply Chain or Procurement role with
    equivalent experience operating in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven working experience as purchasing or procurement manager
  • A successful record of progressive career advancement with expanding responsibilities
Job Benefits

Full corporate benefits, bonus, plus relocation assistance if needed.

Employment Type
Full-time
Beginning of employment
ASAP
Industry
Plastics
Job Location
Atlanta, GA
Date posted
November 10, 2022
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