Electrical Purchasing Manager 8/20/2016

Ajulia Executive Search Santa Clara, CA

Company
Ajulia Executive Search
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28908434
AJE Ref #
575946700
Location
Santa Clara, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

ELECTRICAL PURCHASING MANAGER - EAST OF SANTA CLARA, CA

Electrical Purchasing Manager is responsible for construction sourcing for procurement operations, goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic material procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers / vendors.

Responsibilities:

* Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
* Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
* 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
* Current working knowledge of new ERP systems
* Proven working experience as a purchasing manager
* Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
* Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
* A knack for negotiation and networking
* Working experience of vendor management software
* Ability to gather and analyses data and to work with figures
* Solid judgement along with decision making skills
* Strong leadership capabilities
* BSdegree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

_REQUIREMENTS_:

* MBA or MS in Engineering preferred or equivalent; Business Administration / Organizational, Engineering or equivalent
* 10 (+) years in Electrical Construction Industry; Specialization in electrical material / construction procurement are MUST
* 5years of direct Employee Management experience required
* Solid Presentation skills, negotiation Skills, with strong written/verbal communication skills
* Local candidates preferred

AJULIA EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM SPECIALIZING IN MANUFACTURING, FINANCE, IT, LEGAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL POSITIONS. THIS IS A CONFIDENTIAL SEARCH FOR ONE OF OUR PREFERRED CLIENTS. IT IS A DIRECT HIRE POSITION THAT INCLUDES COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND FULL COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE.