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Purchasing Supervisor

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Troy, OH

Purchasing Supervisor


Job Description

Purchasing Supervisor 

  • Analyze our current buying systems and create the best methods for day-to-day purchasing operations. 
  • The Purchasing Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing our Purchasing Department, establishing buyer goals based on company inventory needs and sales projections and setting career objectives for each member of the purchasing team. 
  • This position will report directly to the Manager of Manufacturing. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Manager of Manufacturing to effectively plan on-time delivery of sales orders based on available manpower and materials (outsource when necessary).
  • Strategically plan scheduling of material deliveries to meet demanding project schedules.
  • Competitively quote and purchase machine fabrications and commercial components including castings, steel, electrical and hydraulic components, gears and bearings.
  • Visit, select and approve vendors of fabrications, suppliers and machine shops.
  • Manage the company's day-to-day purchasing activities and ensure that all purchasing agents are meeting their personal performance standards.
  • Process released Bill of Materials in the computer system to generate Job Orders and purchasing requirements and schedule these orders and requirements to meet On-Time deliveries.
  • Process Engineering Change Notices (ECN's) as required to meet requirements.
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with internal departments including Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Sales and Quality. 

Experience Required 

  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Business Administration with five years purchasing management experience.
  • Prior experience providing overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the department. These responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work.
  • Two or more years' experience working in a Job Shop environment.
  • APICS Certification a plus.
  • ERP/MRP Software experience.
  • Exposure to ISO-9001 audits and procedures. 

This is a 1st shift, direct hire position with a targeted pay of $75K!

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation