Purchasing Manager Job

Dalton, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 55,000 per year
Ref. Number
Melissa Abfalter, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is currently hiring a purchasing manager for a manufacturing client in the Fergus Falls area. In this purchasing position you will be responsible for sourcing competitively priced materials and services that meet the standards and specifications for the project and a variety of other job responsibilities. Successful applicants in this position should have prior purchasing experience and prior experience working within a manufacturing setting.

Maintain collaborative relationships between vendors and internal operations staff
Monitor and control inventories on stock items and job specific orders
Responsible for qualifying, approving, and continually monitoring vendors and subcontractors
Ensures received materials match specifications of all Purchase Orders
Maintains listing of current ASTM specifications
Identifies each item according to specification, grade and heat number
Price material for estimated jobs
Obtain competitive material pricing on estimates and purchase orders
Understand the various markets and material pricing

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to work in teams and communicate at all levels
Must be proficient in organization, planning and problem solving
Must be able to work efficiently and accurately
Must be detail oriented
Must be flexible and be able to multi-task and handle multiple issues/questions

Preferred Skills
Experience in utilizing a Management Information System (MIS), currently utilizing FabSuite


4-7 years

Candidate must have two years of tech school education or two years of similar work experience
Candidate must have a driver's license and be able to commute between the Company's two facilities
Must be able to read shop drawings
Familiarity with AISC, AWS, ASTM, and the various States DOT code requirements

Other Information
Standard Hours:
Monday: 8:00am to 4:30pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 7:00am to 4:30pm; Friday: 7:00am to 12:00pm

To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/perham
If you have any questions please contact Missi Abfalter at 218-346-3801

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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