Regional Purchasing Manager

Regional Purchasing Manager

A large manufacturing company is seeking a Regional Purchasing Manager to join their growing team in Chattanooga, TN. This role will be responsible for two plants and some travel will be involved.

Position duties:

  • Drives performance and strives for improvements in existing processes and practices.
  • Coordinate procurement activities at two plants- executing purchasing at both the corporate and plant level.
  • Support the companywide analysis of procurement.
  • Create RFQs and PO’s for the plants as needed, check compliance to existing Corporate Agreements and to create new ones as appropriate.
  • Support the plants in resolving issues with suppliers as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Supply Chain, Economics or business-related field
  • Extensive experience in Purchasing, Materials, Inventory and Manufacturing
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and other MS Office products
  • Oracle purchasing module experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time. Travel is usually one week per month.
Job Category: Supply Chain
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: TN-Chattanooga
Salary Range: 90k-100k

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