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Purchasing Manager - 64249426 - AW

Job Code: 64249426
Job Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
Category: Business
Last Updated: 01/21/2019
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Job Description:
The Purchasing Manager position will develop, implement and manage purchasing and inventory control systems designed to ensure medical components and assemblies meet and exceed customer requirements, as well as driving continuous improvement to processes and meet production goals. The position supervises a team of Buyers and Sr. Buyers.
Essential Functions:  
1. Supervise workers engaged in purchasing and inventory control activities to ensure high productivity and integrity.  
2. Provide updated purchasing and materials information in a timely manner to teams.
3. Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service. Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to purchasing and inventory.
4. Apply purchasing management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes.
5. Provide leadership in reducing material costs, inventory costs and achieving positive results.
6. Coordinate purchasing objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
7. Communicate and educate inventory control philosophy to key personnel within company.
8. Provide support and oversee, purchasing activity for product throughout production cycle.
9. Interact with suppliers to ensure quality of all purchased materials and outside services.
10. Provide leadership to identify and develop secondary sources for materials and services.
11. Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams.  
12. Provide applicable monthly metrics reports.
1. Purchasing and inventory management skills.
2. Organizational skills.
3. Problem solving/analytical.
4. Customer/client focus.
5. Time management.
6. Collaboration.
7. Communication skills
1. Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in business administration, economics, and/or engineering or equivalent experience.
2. Five years progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a Contract manufacturing environment, preferred.
3. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Customer service aptitude.
5. Experience in integrating acquisitions into existing organization, preferred
For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 64249426AW
Equal Opportunity Employer


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