The Purchasing Manager reports to the BU Senior Purchasing Manager. The incumbent must thoroughly understand SG ADFORS product lines and processes so that lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) is realized. Understand supplier economics and able to incorporate market information into supply strategy.
The Purchasing Manager for this position is primarily responsible for managing the processes and people to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). These activities entail building relationships within the supply chain – both internal and external and the introduction of best practices into the business. As a member of the Supply Chain organization, the Purchasing Manager must proactively look to develop supply solutions to meet cost-reduction, product development and day-to-day production needs. The incumbent’s performance will be measured by his/her ability to effectively meet or exceed cost reduction goals, quality, and delivery expectations of customers, sales organization, plant operations, distribution, engineering, new product development and supply chain management.
This position manages the strategic and tactical purchasing function of all assigned materials, including sourcing activities, competitive bidding, the establishment of standard costs, approval of cost variances, authorization of returns and the search for alternative materials. The incumbent is additionally
A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or a related degree is required. A Master’s Degree/MBA in Supply Chain is preferred.
Minimum of 5-7 years of work-related skill and experience in Procurement at a manufacturing environment developing successful Procurement programs for all commodities.
Additional Salary Information: Incentive Plan Target - 12% and Maximum - 24%
Internal Number: 586737
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Focused on the construction and industrial markets, ADFORS offers solutions based on a complete range of textile and coating technologies using fiberglass yarns and synthetic fibers. ADFORS is the reliable and innovative global leader in technical textiles, offering the most adapted solutions to meet your needs.
We are the recognized and respected leader in reinforcement technical textiles thanks to the knowledge and expertise built over the past 50 years, which we're harnessing to propel us into new markets. ADFORS aims to be the global leader offering a broad range of technical textiles across a variety of markets.