Purchasing Manager

Leesville, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
US$ 55,000 - US$ 65,000 per year
Ref. Number
Hamilton Brown, Spherion
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Job Description

Our textile manufacturing client in the Batesburg-Leesville area is seeking a Purchasing Manager. The person in this role will be responsible for overseeing the approval and control of the purchasing function for every department within the facility.

- Manage internal relationships and communication to maintain the supplies needed
- Verifies purchase requisitions; Oversees the approval and control of the purchasing function of the facility
- Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery
- Monitoring and expediting orders.
- Authorizes payment for purchases
- Develops strategically integrated sourcing strategies
- Leverages total cost reductions and quality improvement recommendations
- Maintain purchasing information, files and records (e.g. request for proposals, purchase orders, vendor files, etc.)
- Prepare and process purchasing requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
- Research contracts, suppliers, and equipment including evaluation of new products for the purpose of analyzing information to determine product and/or service need and availability as necessary.
- Serves as a liaison with vendors to monitor and consolidation of orders for better management and expenses.
- Expedite supplier shipments; identify and resolve any potential delays while keeping all internal and external customers informed of any materials delays or problems.
- Assist in resolution of customs delays.
- Share responsibility of recording receipts and closing purchase orders. Assist in the resolution of invoicing discrepancies.
- Manage material costs, perform cost comparisons and identify cost

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
- Sensitive to confidential information
- Proficient with MS Office
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
- Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives
- Long-term vision


1-4 years

- Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or a related field
- 2-5 years' experience in a related role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
- Basic knowledge of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, and offsite supplier quality

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