Procurement Manager
Job Opportunity at Professional Recruiting Consultants

Posted on Dec 6

http://www.prcstaffing.com/    +1 (302) 479-9550

Location: Newark, DE
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4147794

We are conducting a search to locate a Procurement Manager for our client, a leading energy Products Company located in the Newark, DE area.  Reporting to a Manager of Strategic Procurement this individual will manage a staff of employees responsible for the purchasing of a variety of materials and services for the plant operation. This includes writing contracts, creating purchase orders, coordinating bid activities, negotiating with vendors, and managing the a department budget. This position also requires day-to-day supervision of a warehouse including a Warehouse Supervisor, an Inventory Buyer, and approximately 5 Storekeepers.
  • Oversee the contract writing process for all purchases of materials, ongoing services, and one time projects
  • Manage the relationship between the various plant departments and the legal department when writing contracts
  • Manage the warehousing and distribution functions for materials, equipment and supplies purchased and stocked for the facility. 
  • Prepare and manage all procurement contracts and other legal documents, which includes negotiation of legal and commercial terms and conditions, obtaining delegation of authority approvals, and ensuring timely execution of contractual documents. 
  • Create and maintain various Procurement and Warehouse policies and procedures
  • Identify savings opportunities on all ongoing and one time expenditures.
  • Assist business unit with bid packages for required materials and services.  Facilitate and negotiate all material bids over $250,000.  Facilitate bid waivers as necessary.
  • Serve as primary contact between the plant and outside material and service providers. 
  • Document and provide diligent follow up on any supplier non-compliances and issue notices of such to all involved parties.
  • Facilitate problem resolution between supplier and business unit on issues such as damaged material, warranty repairs, expediting material to meet schedule, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with all procurement practices for the purchases of material and services, which includes bidding thresholds, DOA approvals and other documentation required.
  • Work with Accounts Payable on vendor invoice issues, closing of Purchase orders, adjusting material groups, adding new vendors, etc.
  • Generate and manage a department budget for Procurement and the Warehouse 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management, Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
  • 5+ years ‘experience in a purchasing environment or related discipline preferably in a manufacturing plant environment
  • Ability to negotiate all legal and commercial terms of a contract
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