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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Abington, United States

  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest producers of chemicals and plastics

  • Fast paced work environment, with opportunity for growth

About Our Client

Largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the western hemisphere, and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world.

Job Description

  • Create and manage purchase orders and subsequent deliveries. To include shipment reconciliations, back orders, damaged goods and invoice discrepancies.
  • Report cost savings and cost containment results
  • Selects and develops an optimal supplier portfolio
  • Manage competitive bidding process, negotiation, and execution of purchase agreements
  • Actively participates in the RFQ, negotiation, and management of supplier agreements - covering cost, quality, and delivery terms.
  • Collects, maintains, and publishes supplier performance metrics including participating in regular supplier business reviews.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationship with suppliers and internal stakeholders in support of departmental and company oriented goals and objectives.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5-7 years Purchasing/Sourcing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • BS in Business/Engineering, or combination of education and experience
  • Strong MRP skills and experience required
  • Working knowledge of Bills of Materials
  • Proficient use of Internet, Microsoft office, spreadsheets and data entry

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary

Comprehensive benefits plan


More Info / Apply

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