Purchasing Manager APPLY NOW

Simpsonville, South Carolina
65000 - 75000 usd / hour

Our company is looking for a Purchasing Manager who can analyze our current buying systems and create the best methods for day-to-day purchasing operations. Our Purchasing Manager will be responsible for overseeing our purchasing department, establishing Buyer goals based on corporate inventory needs and sales projections for the coming year and setting career objectives for each member of the purchasing team. If you are a skilled negotiator with previous experience of operating in a fast paced environment in the manufacturing industry, please apply today.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices
  • monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints
  • identify and source new suppliers and vendors
  • manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability
  • develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors
  • establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database
  • develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations
  • troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
  • manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
  • introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors
  • work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
  • facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
  • review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy and procedures
  • develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
  • produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance
  • oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
  • performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
  • direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions

Education and Experience

  • college degree in business, materials management, operations management, engineering or related field
  • experience in purchasing and procurement in the construction or manufacturing areas a plus
  • supervisory experience
  • working knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • working knowledge of all laws and regulations relating to procurement and contracts
  • knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning required
  • financial acumen
  • high competency level in MS Office applications and QuickBooks experience required

Key Skills and Competencies

  • communication skills
  • negotiating skills
  • networking skills
  • planning and organizational skills
  • analytical skills
  • problem-solving
  • results-orientated
  • judgment
  • teamwork
  • attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Purchasing: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place

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