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Careers / Procurement Manager - Longmeadow

Procurement Manager - Longmeadow
Reference Number "LONG-PRM-001"
Job Description: ·

ACDC Dynamics a leading manufacturer, importer, and distributor of quality products in the electrical, electronics, pumps, and tools industry is looking for an experienced and dynamic Procurement Manager to contribute to our company’s procurement objectives.

Purpose of the Role
Manage all aspects of purchasing to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations.
The role of the Procurement Manager is to manage the company’s supply of products and services. Procurement Manager responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers.

Manage, lead and control the procurement team of Local and International Buyers. To ensure that all procurement aspects are checked

The Procurement Manager’s duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.

Key Performance Areas

  • Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
  • Monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • Direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints
  • Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations
  • Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors
  • Review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy and procedures
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors
  • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database
  • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • Evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases.
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
  • Performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
  • Direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions

Education & Qualifications

  • Relevant qualification in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

Experience:

  • Experience in purchasing and procurement – minimum 10 years
  • Management/Supervisory Experience – minimum 5 years in a Management role.
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager or Head of Procurement  - minimum 5 years
  • Working knowledge of all laws and regulations: relating to
  • Procurement, contracts;
  • Customs and tariffs;
  • Shipping and freight laws;
  • VAT (Working Knowledge)
  • Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN Principles of planning and MRP/ERP systems
  • Finance acumen
  • High competency level in MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Networking skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Results-orientated
  • Sound judgement
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail