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Purchasing Manager - 6998

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 05/17/2019 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 6998

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Our client is looking to bring aboard a Purchasing Manager on a direct-hire basis.  This position is located in the South Milwaukee Area.

Who You Are

You have excellent communication both written and verbally; you can speak to all levels of professionals. You are analytical and process driven. You are a hands-on, effective leader who is willing to learn new things and expand your knowledge.  You’re team-oriented and value collaboration. You can prioritize and multitask efficiently.

What You’ll Impact at Our Client

As the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for all transactional buying and coordinating, monitoring production and inventory requirements, and shipping and receiving functions. You will establish and monitor metrics to ensure quality, cost, and delivery are within standards in order to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. You will maintain planned inventory levels by coordinating purchasing activities with the engineering, sales, and manufacturing teams. You will seek reliable vendors/suppliers and negotiate prices and contracts.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s Degree in production and operation management or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing experience
  • Purchasing/procurement management experience
  • Experience with Epicor preferred
  • Experience with Kanban preferred

Our Client’s Track Record So Far

Our Client offers a tight-knit, family-oriented culture. They are growing year after year and have very low turnover. They like to show their appreciation to employees by providing bi-monthly events and luncheons.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk. Get Started.

Robin Hassinger

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