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Purchasing / Inventory Manager

Date Posted: 9/16/2022

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Job Description

Our client is a leader in the Sterilization Industry and they are looking to add a phenomenal Purchasing / Inventory Manager to a phenomenal team! 

The Purchasing / Inventory Manager will perform the following:

*    Manages and coordinates purchasing critical items from vendors to ensure adherence to the production schedule. Such as Glassware, Stoppers, Seals, Boxes, Autoclave Bags, etc. 

*    Coordinate with quality regarding Approved Suppliers. Sending survey questionnaire and obtaining qualifying information for Quality Compliance.

*    Prepare and process requisitions of purchase orders for supplies and materials. 

*    Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.

*    Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.

*    Represent companies negotiating contracts and prices.

*    Works with Quality Department to develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures.

*    Develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded.

*    Manage deliveries to confirm compliance with contracts.

*    Communicate with quality and supplier regarding damaged ware. 

*    Work with receiving department regarding required documentation.

*    Respond to the various departments within the organization who may need information regarding vendors, products, deliveries, etc.

*    Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses.

*    Resolve vendor or contract grievances and claims against suppliers.

*    Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

*    Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures.

*    Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages.

*    Ensure product stock is adequate to cover direct demand from customer. 

*    Work with production to indicate ware and status on production log.

*    Provide production department accurate inventory counts.

*    Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends.

*    Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements.

*    Communicate at all times any backorder or shortages and stock level issues.

*    Perform daily analysis to predict potential inventory problems

*    Perform Annual Physical Inventory no sooner than December 1 no later than December 31st. (Resources may be allocated to complete).

*    Manage and perform inventory of client supplied ware. Ensure accurate product counts for Clients.

*    Maintain Chemical Purchasing Log for Regulations.

*    Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

*    Provide yearly budget and expense for purchased items per category. 

*    Arrange for disposal of Surplus materials.

*    Managing excess and ageing stock.

*    Other duties as assigned.

*    Requires attention to detail.

*    Good problem solving skills. 

*    Good oral and written communication skills.

*    Previous experience with cGMP and documentation is an asset.

*** Please email for immediate consideration! ***

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiati
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Livonia, MI
  • Job Type:Supply Chain
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/16/2022
  • Contact: Michelle Bailey (248) 347-1593
  • Pay Range: $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2207-167320