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Purchasing Manager

A rapidly growing and leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer, located in a desirable Southeast Alabama location, is conducting a confidential search and has an immediate opening for an experienced PURCHASING MANAGER. In this role you will be responsible for managing the daily activities related to buying the best goods, equipment and services needed to support the manufacturing operation; and supervision of the purchasing staff.


  • Ensure departmental compliance to all regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the replenishment of inventory to ensure balance with demand at the best price, lead time and quality.
  • Develop and maintain standard reports to assess performance and report goals.
  • Conduct research to ascertain the products or supplies that provide the best value, quality and delivery schedules.
  • Train and supervise the activities of the purchasing staff.
  • Evaluate bids, quotes and POs, and make recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.
  • Negotiate contracts and monitor the quality of the product and service provided.
  • The successful candidate will possess at least 3-5 years of Purchasing/Managerial experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word and PPT).
  • Ability to create Gantt charts and follow the progress of key projects.
  • Must be innovative and embrace lean principles and practices.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills and project management skills required.
  • ERP experience required; Visual Purchasing experience preferred.
  • APICS certification in supply chain management preferred.

Educational Requirements:

  • Required: 4-year degree in business, engineering or accounting.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.

To Apply:

If you're interested in embarking on an exciting career as a Purchasing Manager for a leading consumer durable goods metal manufacturer in Southeast Alabama, please send your resume in Word format, along with a cover letter and your salary requirements to:

IMPORTANT: Include your full name and the position you are applying for on
the subject line of your email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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