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Purchasing Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.5.19.323798
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 09, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals,Professionals and Managers
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Job Description:

  • Deputy procurement leader for sourcing, negotiations, supplier audits, spend management and project roll-out’s
  • Coach, supervises and back-up team of buyers, as needed; “Right-size” resources
  • Manage relationships (internal/external) - Must be present/visible at local suppliers
  • Negotiates and contracts from a position of knowledge of technical requirements, commercial models, competitive offers, and costs drivers
  • Addresses contract and performance management issues, as needed
  • Aligns purchasing approaches with business strategies, requirements and specifications
  • Act as an intermediary, ensuring proper purchasing governance
  • Maintain integrity of processes - Drive due process and criteria for scoring bids and tenders

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrated cost savings projects and negotiation skills
  • BS Degree in business or logistics, engineering, finance, accounting and/or law with 10+ years purchasing experience
  • Strong skills and solid experinece in developing and negotiating contracts
  • Prioritizing and managing time; People
  • Some travel required

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster