Purchasing collaborator, responsible for the management, direction and training of the Purchasing staff, inventory control, and sourcing and contracting all goods and services purchased. Individual is responsible to maintain and develop buyers to ensure the demands and vast requirements of the purchasing department are fulfilled. The Purchasing Collaborator will work in close association with domestic and international suppliers and customers, Production, Engineering, and Finance departments to ensure that the company receives the best product, when needed, and at the lowest total cost.
Responsible for all aspects of purchasing including setting pricing, negotiating agreements, terms and conditions.
Establishes and implements purchasing policies and ensures compliance.
Locates and qualifies domestic and international vendors and develops new supply sources where current vendors are inadequate.
Reconciles accounting issues pertaining to suppliers.
Provides make vs. buy analysis,...