Carr Lane Manufacturing
  • 29-Oct-2018 to 28-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Purchasing
  • St Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Purchasing Manager

Carr Lane Manufacturing has an excellent opportunity for a Purchasing Manager to work at a nationally recognized manufacturer located in St. Louis, Missouri.

About Us:

Carr Lane Manufacturing provides a large selection of tooling components, clamps, fixturing and related workholding products for all areas of manufacturing. Based in St. Louis, Missouri USA, we make tooling items for virtually every industry around the globe.  Carr Lane Manufacturing delivers consistently high-quality products, and is certified ISO 9001-2015.

Job Description:

 

The Purchasing Manager will direct purchasing of all materials and finished goods for the entire company according to defined scopes and specifications.  They will assist in developing policies, procedures, KPI's, and goals for the purchasing department.  They will mentor and train buyers and coordinators to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness.  This is a working management role and may require direct purchasing for unique situations.  The Purchasing Manager will report to the CFO.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee buyers and coordinators.
  • Analyze historical usage and forecast, identify potential planning opportunities
  • Develop and improve purchasing policies and procedures to implement corporate policies and objectives
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders (production, engineering, customer service, etc.) and suppliers clearly and professionally
  • Maintain Purchasing Records such as policies and procedures for the purchasing department
  • Manage supplier reviews based on key performance indicators
  • Interact in a professional and positive manner with other departments to improve cross-functional processes and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 7-10 Years of purchasing experience in an ERP/MRP system
  • 3+ Years of materials management experience
  • Experience with MRP and ERP systems preferred
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills required
  • Strong communicator and analytical thinker
  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel

Carr Lane Manufacturing provides a full range of benefits and a great working environment including: 

  • 100% Employer paid health premium for the employee (Tobacco users must first complete a smoking cessation program, paid by Carr Lane Manufacturing, to receive 100% paid.)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance premiums
  • 401k & Profit Sharing
  • PTO includes holidays, vacation, sick days and birthday 

Pre-employment drug/alcohol screening required.

Carr Lane Manufacturing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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