Procure products, materials, and supplies for business operations and individual customer requirements. Work with contractors and subcontractors to allocate materials accordingly. Process MRO requisitions and maintain records of all purchases and deliveries.
Develop and execute sourcing strategy for manufacturing company that produces over 100K products per year across 3 plants. Interface with suppliers and purchasing locations, acquiring all merchandise and equipment for production.
Strategically source and negotiate contracts with suppliers while aligning purchasing strategy with business partners. Supervise team of 5 assistant buyers covering procurement and purchasing. Report to Director of Purchasing, working closely with leadership on RFIs, RFPs, contract renewals, and new supplier initiatives.
Provide professional support to division by coordinating complex procurement processes and activities. Ensure purchasing compliance with local, national, and international regulations. Develop requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs) for goods and services. Maintain meticulous records and generate reports for leadership.
Oversee purchasing for business, including bidding, contract negotiation, and vendor relations. Create bid sheets, monitor work progress, and approve invoices and variance purchase orders. Supervise 5 operations staff. Stay current on industry regulations and trends that affect pricing and logistics.