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Purchasing Manager

Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Purchasing & Estimating Job Number: j-3400 Pay Rate Range: $98,000 - $125,000 Per Year

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Purchasing Manager for our customer in the Columbus, OH area.  This is a direct hire opportunity with an automotive supplier. Responsible for the complete purchasing function including negotiation on both small and major projects, budget control and cost reducing, supplier development and evaluation, implementation of purchasing policies and procedures, cost table development, quality and delivery improvement of the suppliers, inventory reduction, estimating for future projects, data entry control of the purchasing function, invoice reconciliation, preparation of bid/quote requests for both small and major projects, participate in make/buy decisions for the company, purchasing liaison for service/installation, engineering and sales team.

  • Approves the choice vendors and authorizes purchase orders based on business needs
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers
  • Estimates fabricated, mechanical, and electrical components for the entire organization
  • Executes cost improvement and material price control activities and assigned material
  • Supports manufacturing on all purchased, subcontracted and outsourced parts
  • Liaison at all levels between corporate, estimating, engineering, job sites, remote offices, and service
  • Develop specific annual purchasing objectives including cost reduction and quality improvement
  • Prepares detailed cost tables to justify bidding, outsourcing and budgetary goals and documentation to support budgetary and estimating requirements
  • Evaluate and present history of items to warrant stocking inventory
  • Supervision of entire corporate purchasing staff

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Manufacturing experience preferred in material handling and automotive environment
  • AutoCAD experience is a plus
  • Extensive experience in implementing strategic sourcing leading practices 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or equivalent experience. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and computer literacy a requirement (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Purchasing type MRP system knowledge
  • Proven negation and research skills

Additional Information

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance

M-Team Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, M-Team Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Meet Your Recruiter

Bryce Watts
Recruiter, Marketing Specialist

Working within a dual role as Marketing Manager and Technical Recruiter at M-Team Solutions, Bryce Watts deploys marketing campaigns that drive qualified candidates to apply to our client’s open positions. Watts is also responsible for recruiting, recruitment marketing, communications, business development, graphic design, branding, and website development.

Soon after graduating with a B.B.A. in Marketing and high honors from the University of Michigan-Flint, Bryce began working full-time at the Genesee Intermediate School District as a Marketing and Video Specialist. During his time at GISD, Bryce received multiple awards for his video work, including the 41st Annual Telly Awards’ Silver Award in their General—Non-Broadcast division and Genesee County Education Foundation’s Everyday Hero Award.

Watts has also worked as Magnum Consulting’s Business Development and Marketing Specialist since March 2019. When joining the team, Bryce was tasked with increasing Magnum Consulting’s social media presence, creating consistency within branding, and rebuilding from the ground up. Bryce implemented SEO tactics, increasing user flows to the company’s contact, projects, and careers sections.

Bryce lives in Davison, Michigan, with his wife Kaelee, and dog Kessel. Outside of work, Bryce loves working out at the Davison Athletic Club, playing volleyball with his wife, and researching all things blockchain-related.

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