Purchasing Manager: GA

Campton GA
$100,000.00 - $130,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Years Experience
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Fast paced, growing, autonomous, and opportunity to learn..... these are the words and phrases that describe this role. If you're from a Building Materials company where you had responsibilities in Purchasing/Procurement/Buying or any other similar duty, apply for this role!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise purchasing staff
  • Ensure all purchased materials are consistent with the Company's quality specifications, delivered on-time, delivered in correct qualities, and competitively priced below or at market value
  • Establish and maintain inventory levels to support uninterrupted production and maintain superior customer service levels
  • Develop supply strategy and lead team to ensure sufficient time and quality to meet production needs both present and in the future
  • Develop an overall vendor base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage, utilizing global market exploitation, leveraging spend, and leveraging of technologies
  • Monitor and analyze market trends
  • Negotiate and execute contracts on good and services, when needed
  • Manage material/product savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business objectives
  • Regularly analyze and communicate fluctuations and forecasted price changes in the marketplace
  • Work closely with production planning, inventory control, and production management
  • Resolves discrepancies related to invoices, packing slips, and billing
Position Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years progressive experience in purchasing with extensive experience in manufacturing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Purchasing, Production/Operations management preferred
  • Proficient ERP System experience
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Ability to multi-task with an awareness of deadlines
  • Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend improvements
SnapDragon Associates is a capable group of thinkers and doers dedicated to offering a full slate of recruiting and consulting services. Our firm is highly regarded, nationwide, as the best in the industry for the fact that we are all "lumber people" servicing lumber, millwork, hardware, and building material manufacturers, wholesalers and retail companies. We specialize in providing these companies with Successful, Highly Qualified and Motivated Professionals.

You might say we are not a "Search Firm" but rather a "Find Firm."

Our proven results positively impact the bottom line of companies all over North America. The lumber industry is taking off as demand and production rise! The growth our clients are experiencing daily is creating a constellation of new careers. For a complete listing of our current opportunities please visit us online atwww.SnapDragonAssociates.com or contact us directly at 603.621.9037.