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Company: Flex
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



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Job Description

The Purchasing Manager  will be based in Buffalo Grove, ILlinois.The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for overseeing activities related to the procurement of Direct materials, parts, components and equipment.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do…

  • Drive Inventory Management.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in procurement consistent with delivery requirements and quality specifications.
  • You will direct activities of personnel engaged in some or all the following areas;  inventory control, material analysis, purchasing.
  • Manage, control and direct staff to achieve Materials profit and loss objectives including minimization of excess and obsolete inventory
  • Ensure the timely delivery of materials at the most economical cost, consistent with quality standards, affecting quality by assuring that suspicious material is identified, and that material is handled, stored and delivered properly.
  • Ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction through negotiation of customer expectations and managing and directing staff activities required to meet this expectation.
  • Coordinate with customers, purchasing, project managers, operations managers and warehouse managers
  • Develop, implement and maintains policies, procedures and material control systems
  • Review, plans and approves purchase orders and change notices
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Responsible for disposition of excess and obsolete material.
  • Other supply chain activities as assigned

Here is some of what you'll need (required)…

  • + 8 years of direct purchase
  • Experience using BAAN , Kinaxis or related software
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership experience

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Experience with the medical device manufacturing industry.
  • BS in Engineering or similar degree

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide…

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • Free tracking attendance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category Global Procurement & Supply Chain


Eligible for domestic relocation only Is Sponsorship Available? No

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