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Purchasing Manager (Onsite In Newberg, OR)

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Newberg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:As a leader in the Procurement team, you will report directly to the Supply Chain Production & Planning Manager. You will lead the purchasing functions including, but not limited to strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier management. You will serve as a mentor and coach to a team of people performing these functions, as well as manage the group directly reporting to you.

  • Ensure supply of procured materials is always available for production when needed.
  • Set sourcing strategy including make/buy decisions
  • Select, qualify, and integrate new and second-source alternate suppliers
  • Rationalize the existing supplier base and optimize for quality, cost and delivery
  • Develop key suppliers as business partners, including regular review of supplier scorecards
  • Partner with Quality Assurance, Engineering and Manufacturing to resolve supplier problems
  • Partner with engineering to support new product development and product launches
  • Setup/review/adjust purchasing policy in ERP system
  • Regularly analyze, present and act upon a comprehensive set of supply chain KPIs for the company including lead times, on-time delivery, and inventory turns.
  • Manage, train and mentor a group of Procurement professionals in a direct reporting relationship.Skills & Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree required, Supply & Logistics, Business, Engineering or related field preferred. The following experience is strictly required:
      • Prior experience managing people in a direct-report environment (minimum 3+).
      • At least 5 years of experience in a Procurement role in a manufacturing setting
      • Experience in strategic sourcing activities.
      • Proven track record of improving suppliers and global supply chains
      • Understanding of Lean manufacturing and ISO 9001 quality systemsThe following are a big plus:
        • Certifications in supply chain management
        • Experience working in advanced quality systems such as medical, military, aerospace
        • Six sigma green belt or black belt
        • Project management training/certification
        • Experience leading value stream mapping and process improvement projects
        • Experience working in a machine shop environment or with machine tools
        • Experience in the manufacture of highly engineered mechanical/electromechanical devices
        • Design engineering or new product development experience
        • Experience in Design For Manufacturing (DFM) or related (DFX)For more information contact Morgan at (503) 403-4313 or mbullock@astoncarter.comAbout Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you.At Aston Carter, were dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com (%20astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com) for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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