Purchasing Manager

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/22/2016

Clarcor Inc. Washington, NC

Company
Clarcor Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-0400
AJE Ref #
576194951
Location
Washington, NC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
Leads, manages and coordinates the purchasing functions for the manufacturing plant.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:

Required: Bachelor s degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain or Business Administration and ten +years experience in a manufacturing setting.
CPM, CPIM, or CIRM certification is required. Recertification is preferred, but is not required.
Practical hands on experience in purchasing, production control & scheduling in an Oracle ERP system.
Management / leadership experience overseeing a team of Buyers in a MTO / ATO environment.

Preferred: Master s degree in business administration and five years supervisory or management experience in purchasing, production
Control or scheduling.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Proficiency in Oracle ERP, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) personal computers and applicable software.

RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: Receiving, Shipping, Manufacturing, Production Control, Commodity Managers, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Sales,
Marketing, Customer Service, and Purchasing department personnel.
External: Suppliers, Freight carriers.

SUPERVISES:
Buyers and Senior Buyers

SUPERVISED BY:
Director of Materials.

THIS POSITION IS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF THE ASSIGNMENTS THAT MAY
BE GIVEN TO ANY EMPLOYEE. OTHER APPROPRIATE DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED THAT ARE NOT
LISTED IN THE DESCRIPTION.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Ensures company standard procedures are followed concerning purchases of materials. This includes enforcing
the company s Code of Customer and Supplier Ethics with department staff, related organizations, and
suppliers.
2. Plans and organizes activities of the purchasing department to achieve short-term and long-range goals. Provides
for appropriate training of departmental personnel.
3. Cooperates and coordinates with other departments to ensure smooth flow of materials.
4. Recommends purchasing objectives and communicates approved objectives to subordinates. Develops
purchasing plans and programs to implement corporate policies and objectives.
5. Develops additional or alternate sources of supply for critical materials. Secures sources of supply for new or
improved materials and maintains a list of acceptable suppliers.
6. Stays informed on developments relative to materials and supplies, and makes recommendations designed to
reduce costs and improve methods.
7. Manages negotiation process, and collaborate with Commodity Managers for supplier selection.
8. Prepares and maintains PPV forecasts.
9. Monitors price trends of raw materials and supplies, interviews vendors, recommends sources, timing, and
quantity of purchases.
10. Develop and manage Supplier On-time delivery, Lead-time reduction and Cost trending metrics.
11. Develop cost and Leadtime reduction initiatives for the team and achieve goals and objectives.
12. Develop goals and objectives for the Buyer Team members; manage and coach team.
13. Prepares and submits operating budget and controls department to operate within approved budget.
14. Is responsible for the proper application of established department employee relations, policies, wage and salary
adjustments, administration policies, and safety and health regulations.
15. Is responsible for quality and safety of own work and compliance of all company procedures and policies.

Requirements
POSITION SUMMARY:
Leads, manages and coordinates the purchasing functions for the manufacturing plant.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:

Required: Bachelor s degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain or Business Administration and ten +years experience in a manufacturing setting.
CPM, CPIM, or CIRM certification is required. Recertification is preferred, but is not required.
Practical hands on experience in purchasing, production control & scheduling in an Oracle ERP system.
Management / leadership experience overseeing a team of Buyers in a MTO / ATO environment.

Preferred: Master s degree in business administration and five years supervisory or management experience in purchasing, production
Control or scheduling.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Proficiency in Oracle ERP, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) personal computers and applicable software.

RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: Receiving, Shipping, Manufacturing, Production Control, Commodity Managers, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Sales,
Marketing, Customer Service, and Purchasing department personnel.
External: Suppliers, Freight carriers.

SUPERVISES:
Buyers and Senior Buyers

SUPERVISED BY:
Director of Materials.

THIS POSITION IS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF THE ASSIGNMENTS THAT MAY
BE GIVEN TO ANY EMPLOYEE. OTHER APPROPRIATE DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED THAT ARE NOT
LISTED IN THE DESCRIPTION.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Ensures company standard procedures are followed concerning purchases of materials. This includes enforcing
the company s Code of Customer and Supplier Ethics with department staff, related organizations, and
suppliers.
2. Plans and organizes activities of the purchasing department to achieve short-term and long-range goals. Provides
for appropriate training of departmental personnel.
3. Cooperates and coordinates with other departments to ensure smooth flow of materials.
4. Recommends purchasing objectives and communicates approved objectives to subordinates. Develops
purchasing plans and programs to implement corporate policies and objectives.
5. Develops additional or alternate sources of supply for critical materials. Secures sources of supply for new or
improved materials and maintains a list of acceptable suppliers.
6. Stays informed on developments relative to materials and supplies, and makes recommendations designed to
reduce costs and improve methods.
7. Manages negotiation process, and collaborate with Commodity Managers for supplier selection.
8. Prepares and maintains PPV forecasts.
9. Monitors price trends of raw materials and supplies, interviews vendors, recommends sources, timing, and
quantity of purchases.
10. Develop and manage Supplier On-time delivery, Lead-time reduction and Cost trending metrics.
11. Develop cost and Leadtime reduction initiatives for the team and achieve goals and objectives.
12. Develop goals and objectives for the Buyer Team members; manage and coach team.
13. Prepares and submits operating budget and controls department to operate within approved budget.
14. Is responsible for the proper application of established department employee relations, policies, wage and salary
adjustments, administration policies, and safety and health regulations.
15. Is responsible for quality and safety of own work and compliance of all company procedures and policies.

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