Purchasing ManagerThe Purchasing Manager is responsible for materials management and purchasing functions to ensure continuous production and meet demanding customer needs.Position Responsibilities• Develop and maintain a high-performance culture in the function, representing the company in relations with our vendors, who we consider our partners in success• Manage the tactical operations of the materials management and purchasing function & staff.• Ensure the company’s standards are represented in the quality of drawings and specifications provided to vendors• Collaborate with Inventory Management team to ensure accurate forecasting and inventory planning• Work closely with counterparts in other functional areas such as Engineering, Sales, Product Management, and Warehouse personnel to ensure alignment of activities and objectives.• Work closely with our secondary production facility in Eastern Europe• Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.• Identify vendor opportunities and challenges and partner with the Engineering and Product Management teams to ensure appropriate resolution.Position Requirements• B.A. or B.S. Degree required with relevant (operations, business) field of study preferred• 7+ years relevant materials management & purchasing experience preferably in manufacturing required and specific experience in process improvement• Comfortable demanding excellence from within the organization and from suppliers• Experience working with global suppliers preferred.• Inquisitive, detail-oriented with strong quantitative analytical skills and an innovative approach to problem solving• Excellent MS Office (Excel, MSQuery, Access, PowerPoint) capabilities required• Strong written communication and presentation skills requiredSecuritech thrives on innovation and a high level of customer service. Our products cross many markets and secure critical infrastructure locations across the country, as we provide life-safety and security door locking products. Maintaining an adequate inventory of parts across our many product lines is critical to the company’s success. We look forward to considering applicants who are forward thinking, of strong character and have high personal integrity.
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