Purchasing/Production Assistant Manager

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Published: May 18, 2017
Job Type
Salary
Based on Experience

Description

VantageLinks is a dedicated Information Technology (IT) staffing company supporting our clients with all their IT Needs. We currently have an opening for a Purchasing/Production Assistant Manager with one of our premier clients.

THIS IS A DIRECT ROLE WITH OUR CLIENT. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT H1B CANDIDATES AND PLEASE NO STAFFING AGENCIES.

Purchasing Agent

  • As a Purchasing Manager you 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. And the ability to assist production manager in all aspects.
  • Developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

Responsibilities

  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Streamline and smooth up the supply chain

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

 

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