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Director Of Purchasing (3858-034)

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Hagemeyer North America Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

If you're self-motivated, love building relationships and developing people and you are looking to work with an industry leader, we want you to consider joining our team!

PURCHASING DIRECTOR

Responsible for overseeing the Company's purchasing functions and achieving margin improvement through successful vendor negotiations, inventory management and purchasing policies and procedures. Through a combination of strong negotiating skills, relationship building, analytical abilities, and knowledge of our products and market, the Purchasing Director will successfully purchase material at levels that maximizes profitability for both the company and our vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages purchasing models to ensure inventory levels are sufficient to support sales while balancing the need to maximize inventory turns, GMROI, and working capital ratios.

  • Negotiates purchase price levels and terms with vendors to maximize profitability and cash flow

  • Negotiates special pricing on large construction projects outside of normal stock inventory, balancing market competitiveness with overall profitability of the project.

  • Drives standardization of processes and procedures, transaction methods with suppliers, supplier selection processes/ongoing supplier management, data collection, negotiation, performance improvement, cost reduction and communication strategies.

  • Develop purchasing department policies and procedures for buyers and other branch personnel to follow. Assure appropriate department records are maintained.

  • Participate in RFP process to recommend or approve selection of major vendors. Assess vendor capabilities and evaluate vendor performance through established method.

  • Establish and develop professional relationships with vendors, manufacturers and agents.

  • Recommend or approve major purchases of materials based on anticipated changes in pricing or unusual availability situations. Balance cash flow considerations with potential price savings.

  • Review and approve purchasing documents and agreements.

  • Responsible for Inventory Management.

  • Lead process to drive slow moving, obsolete inventory.

  • Responsible for achieving inventory ratios and goals.

  • Participate in New Product committee.

  • Establish good rapport with branch managers and management team to develop trust and solid working relationships to accomplish common goals and strategic planning.

  • Understand demand and logistics of products within each branch location. Ensure order quantities are balanced to avoid unnecessary freight charges while maintaining adequate inventory levels at all locations.

A copy of the full job description with specific job expectations & requirements is available upon request from HR. This job posting in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position, and nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job description at any time.

About Our Company

Eoff is a leader in the electrical industry, providing quality products and service to our customers from branch locations throughout Oregon and SW Washington. For more information, visit us at Eoff.com.

Eoff Electric Supply is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors with coverage throughout the United States, Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. For more information, visit us at SoneparUSA.com.

Company Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation & benefit package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.

Eoff is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Required Skills


Minimum Qualifications &

Skills:
  • Knowledge of the standard methods, practices and procedures employed in the acquisition of inventory items and how to effectively apply to processes.

  • Knowledge of purchasing and requisitioning practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of municipal purchasing laws, regulations and procedures.

  • Understands the principles and methods of ordering, processing, maintenance and record keeping of inventory.

  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in purchasing to acquire knowledge of products, vendors, markets and procurement procedures.

  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.

  • Use and processing of requisitions, purchase orders, invoices and related documents.

  • Skill in the use of personal computer/software.

  • Skill in the use of Eclipse software or similar ERP systems.

  • Strong in MS Excel and Word.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally & in writing to exchange information.

  • Follow oral and written instructions.

  • Analyze data and draw sound conclusions.

  • Formulate and present recommendations and implement methods.

  • Prepare and present oral and written reports, in appropriate format for presenting.

  • Perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy.

  • Establish and maintain effective & strong working relationships with vendors, management and co-workers.

  • Demonstrates good organizational and time management skills.

  • Maintain a variety of accurate records and documentation.

  • Possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills

  • Possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution

Job Location Portland, Oregon, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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Director Of Purchasing (3858-034)

Expired Job

Hagemeyer North America