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Manufacturing Purchasing Manager

Company: MobilityWorks and Driverge
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The role of the Manufacturing Purchasing Manager is to ensure that materials support all plant operations.___________________________________________________________________________________________
Essential Job Functions and Duties:

  • Direct the purchasing of direct and indirect material to support all production plants (Currently four locations).
  • Development of new suppliers to support product expansions.
  • Mentor and develop buyers at production plants.
  • Manage the total cost of ownership for materials.
  • Participate in sales and operations planning.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and an ability to deal with complex and conditional situations.
  • Comply with Driverge's Core Values (LOVE IT).
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
    Position Qualifications and Entrance Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.
    • 5 years' experience in buying.
    • 2 years' supervisory experience.
    • Previous experience in a manufacturing ERP. Rootstock experience a plus.
    • Ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Solid verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
    • Good energy and a positive attitude.
      • Use of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel required.
        • Maintain a valid driver's license.
        • Candidates must successfully complete criminal and motor vehicle background check and pre-employment drug screening.
          Physical Demands/Work Environment:

          • Ability to travel up to 15% of time.
          • Able to function capably in an office environment using standard equipment (telephones, fax machines, computers, copiers, etc.).
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Occasional lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
          • Must be able to complete office-related physical activities (walking, standing, talking, hearing, pushing, reaching, seeing, stooping/crouching, smelling, depth perception, identifying colors) as needed.
          • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to produce.
          • Participate in required company safety programs, trainings and PPE guidelines.

Keywords: MobilityWorks and Driverge, Akron , Manufacturing Purchasing Manager, Executive , Akron, Ohio

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