Purchasing Manager in Gastonia, NC at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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JobID: 380688

JSG is interested in speaking with Purchasing Account Managers with MRO procurement experience preferred.

This position is a Contract to Perm opportunity with our top client in Gastonia, NC.

The Purchasing Account Manager will manage the purchasing process from requisition to receipt by identifying proper sources, obtaining quotes and placing orders for material requests through an ERP system. This is a mission critical role that requires excellent communication, time management and collaboration skills. The right candidate must have outstanding customer service skills and be able to work within a team environment.

Job Responsibilities:
• Implement preferred supplier strategy as set forth by Strategic Sourcing department
• Overall management and ownership of non-stock purchasing from requisition to receipt for set client(s) to include;
• Individual transaction negotiations delivering the best cost, quality and delivery timeframe in line with preferred supplier strategy.
• Ownership and responsibility for acceptable time duration to convert requisitions to purchase orders and on time delivery performance.
• Proactive communication with suppliers when delivery dates are coming due and problem transactions/proposed solutions to client users.
• Develop and drive countermeasures for underperforming key processes and/or material suppliers.
• Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve purchasing related problems.
• Handle all invoice exceptions, including A/P match exceptions associated with purchasing and the expediting of open orders.
• Back up other accounts as needed.

The ideal candidate possesses the below additional qualifications;

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Experience with Peoplesoft or SAP ERP software is a plus.
  • Bachelors degree preferred.

Please apply if you are ready to work ASAP with a fast growing Supply Chain Business!



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