- Sidney, OH
Manage activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distributing materials, equipment, and supplies in a multi-site environment by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. This person will also be responsible for and control activities related to the procurement and production schedules of assigned facilities to maximize efficiency and maintain on-time deliveries to customer base. Coordinates the schedules for interplant activities as well and has primary responsibility for inventory control as well as developing a cycle count system to measure inventory accuracy. They will also be responsible to implement changes as needed to improve systems with regards to the data collection for inventory and production reporting systems in addition to purchasing systems and procedures.
Candidates must have experience analyzing material markets, negotiation skills, have experience with vendor on-site inspections, ISO regulations and procurement reporting systems. Analyze current suppliers and develop new quality suppliers (as needed), review purchase orders and contracts to be sure they conform to company policy and delegate responsibilities to others in the department.
Supervises approximately 10 individuals in the Purchasing, Scheduling, Warehousing and Customer Service functions. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning and directing work; appraising performance, addressing and resolving employee relations issues.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree from four year college or university and minimum of seven years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in manufacturing environment and working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma tools and Inventory Management techniques dealing with traditional material management systems required. APICS Certification
Position reports to Director of Operations
Company has multiple facilities. This person will basically have responsibilities for only the main plant at the beginning.