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Purchasing Manager - Material Handling - WI #4011

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
New London, Wisconsin, 54961, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Position Title Purchasing Manager - Material Handling - WI #4011

Relocation No

Location New London WI

Industry Leader in material handling solutions looking for a Purchasing Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

* Manages the overall control and movement of purchased materials inventory, developing a PFEP, receiving, and maintaining accurate inventory.

* Accurately generates POs base on order write up's and customer requirements specific to custom orders

* Works with an ERP operating software (Great Plains) and is able to run and use daily reports to proactivity generate improvement opportunities.

* Insure that PFEP on items meets or exceeds the targeted inventory levels.

* Coordinates with production, in regards to order points and replenishment quantities and maintain all Kanban cards.

* Conducts daily inventory analysis to solve problems and assists in the development of inventory control procedures.

* Skillful in planning and analyzing the requirements of the production department

* Monitor inventory levels to include safety stock, WIP, obsolete, and production stock.

* Should have good negotiating, verbal, and written communication skills.

* The successful candidate will need to be fast paced, high detailed, and proactive on problem solving.

* This position has 2 direct reports.

Education and Experience Requirements

* Degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline or 3 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Procurement, or related experience.

* Experience with conveyors, motors, reducers, controls and raw material a plus.

* Problem-solving methodology and innovative solutions to inventory control issues.

* Proficient in use of MS Excel and office and Microsoft GP.

* Experience purchasing electrical motors, controls, reducers, pneumatics, and hydraulics a plus

* Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment

* APICS Certification a plus

* Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Great Plains (ERP)

* Excellent problem solving skills with a hands on attitude

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline preferred.

2. 3 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Procurement, or related experience.

3. Experience with Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, and Great Plains (ERP).

4. Experience purchasing electrical motors, controls, reducers, pneumatics, and hydraulics a plus.

5. Experience with conveyors, motors, reducers, controls and raw material a plus.

6. APICS Certification a plus.