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20Sep

Purchasing Manager

Hirschbach Motor Lines, Inc., DUBUQUE, IA

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing and contract management strategies with changing organizational needs and market conditions.
  • Identify and partner with the reliable vendors and suppliers to negotiate strategic deals with optimal terms.
  • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational rerquirements.
  • Monitor supplier and vendor contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and organizational policies.
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Prepare and process timely requirements and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries.
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements.
  • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance
  • Preform cost and scenario analysis, and bench marking to reduce expenses, mitigate risks,and improve effectiveness.
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.
  • Participate in development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials 
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Manage and plan ad hoc maintenance and upkeep of the facility.
  • Maintain and monitor utilities and water efficiency records.
  • Support and develop energy conservation measures.
  • Negotiate all service contracts for the facilities ensuring that contract specification is achieved and that any errors or omissions are remedied quickly.
  • Monitor and address the appearance of the building and grounds, noting anything that may be detrimental to the desired appearance of “an attractive facility which is a pleasant to work.
  • Monitor quality of site and external contractors.  This includes cleaning service personnel.
  • Develop and manage a range of budgets related to site maintenance and development of facilities.
  • Support and manage building refurbishment, redevelopment and major works initiatives.
  • Negotiate all service contracts for the facilities ensuring that contract specification is achieved and that any errors or omissions are remedied quickly.

Required Qualifications

  • Previous experience as Purchasing Manager or equivalent
  • BS degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Understanding of market dynamics and business acumen
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentially
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 409945
Location
DUBUQUE, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Banking/Mortgage/Financial Services
Clerical/Office Administration
Transportation
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Bachelors

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