Global Materials Manager

Employer
Location
Andover
Posted
Mar 14, 2014
Closes
Apr 13, 2014
Contact
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Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The Global Materials Manager is responsible for the procurement of commodities through the development and implementation of commodity strategies plans and the management of supplier relationship. Other areas of responsibility include price negotiation, planning, inventory control, and quality control.

Responsibilities:
Implement procurement strategy and policies
Forecast procurement needs
Create and implement KPI’s
Continually develop expertise to support growth for new projects
Monitor macro trends in supplier and contract base and implement plans to react
Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers
Identify, develop, training opportunities for department personnel
Ensure supplier compliance with site and company requirements for quality and safety
Lead department in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products
Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a timely and cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining appropriate inventory levels, quality standards, and specifications
Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to facilitate the timely purchase of new products
Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier
Qualifications:
Education & Training:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
APICS CPIM or CPM certification desired
Experience:
Five to ten years’ related work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint)
Oracle 11i - preferred
Knowledge of MRP and cost accounting systems.
Experience negotiating and creating corporate supply agreements.
Lean and Kaizen experience a plus
AA/EEO M/F/D/V

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