Purchasing Manager Job

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 1 - US$ 2 per year
Ref. Number
Kathleen Toft, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is currently hiring for a Purchasing Manager position within a manufacturing environment. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for managing and developing the company's supply chain and will work closely with all company departments. The purchasing department is vital to the success of the organization and a successful applicant should have prior experience and ambition to excel.

- Provide direction and oversight for the company's purchasing strategy, processes and staff
- Maintain contact with vendors and in the development of technical specifications
- Keep current on industry trends including but not limited to the price of commodities
- Negotiate with vendors and ensure that the company obtains quality products and services
- Review current purchase prices and compare to standard prices & provide guidance on required standard cost changes

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Attention to detail
-Strong communication skills
-Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization
-Leadership background
-Ability to meet deadlines
-Highly organized


4-7 years

-Bachelor Degree and 7+ years' experience in purchasing and preferred in a manufacturing environment
-Excellent verbal & written communication skills including report writing
-Strong analytical skills for forecasting levels of demand to meet business needs

To be considered please send current resume to Kathleentoft@spherion.com or apply online at www.spherion.com/perham

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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