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Top 50 Purchasing Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Purchasing Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Purchasing Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.9% of Purchasing Manager resumes contained Supply Chain as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Purchasing Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Purchasing Manager

1. Supply Chain
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Here's how Supply Chain is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Supply Chain Management, including inventory control, cost savings, logistics, quality control, and end user product development.
  • Supply chain performance gains by increasing time to distribution center while reducing overall costs of freight by 20%.
  • Managed Supply Chain from Asia of Retail Consumer Goods, Buy/Resale and production parts for distribution.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of supply chain portal and other supplier communications.
  • Identified the requirements of reducing the Order-to-Remittance cycle by focusing on the Supply Chain.
  • Integrated Marketing, Operations, and Finance business plan initiatives with Supply Chain channels.
  • Reduced buyer work load while increasing responsiveness of supply chain to changes in demand.
  • Cost containment and reduction by leaning out processes and implemented supply chain solutions.
  • Established, created, and negotiated strategic supply chain contracts with selected suppliers.
  • Manage supply chain logistics, inventory and warehouse shipping and receiving.
  • Developed, implemented and influenced best practices in the supply chain.
  • Support GKN Aerospace supply chain goals and initiatives as directed.
  • Procured precious metals and supervised the global supply chain.
  • Developed Purchase Order system for the Supply Chain distribution.
  • Project manager for supply chain on new programs.
  • Negotiated contracts and created supply chain annual budget.
  • Forecasted and tracked domestic and international shipments, supply chain management and inventory control.
  • Manage International supply chain and multi logistical shipping.
  • Manage Purchasing and supply chain for the Ladson site.
  • Coordinated supply chain activities and resources for a diverse group of multi-level, multi-functional, multi-entity employees.

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2. Vendor Relations
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Here's how Vendor Relations is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Maintained vendor relationships to obtain technology equipment and software information, including cost, availability and deliver schedule.
  • Developed and managed vendor relationships, established scorecards and conducted evaluations.
  • Developed and maintained vendor relationships, negotiated contracts and pricing.
  • Maintained vendor relations and monitored for billing discrepancies.
  • Managed vendor relationships and issued resolution.
  • Developed and maintained vendor relationships.
  • Streamline the number of suppliers by 26% to improve vendor relations and leverage a more focused approach during price negotiations.
  • Develop new policies and procedures with strategic planning in searching for new products and positive vendor relations.
  • Manage Inventory; 4 Locations Manage Vendor Relations (establish & maintain vendor programs & expectations).
  • Prepare period reports and maintain product information that include pricing, lead times and vendor relations.
  • Maintained key vendor relationships and scheduled material shipments to meet MRP needs.
  • Create and maintain vendor relationships to ensure timely arrival of goods.
  • Source vendors, maintain vendor relationships and perform site inspections.
  • Research, negotiate and secure vendor relationships.
  • Create new and manage existing vendor relationships.
  • Maintain vendor relations and negotiate pricing.
  • Managed vendor relationships according to governmental standards to ensure best quality products.
  • Develop vendor relationships negotiate pricing and contracts Release purchase orders for raw materials, components, packaging and MRO items
  • Saved $15,000 annually by resourcing and developing new vendor relationships where others were not providing.
  • Executed the purchasing functions companywide with a concentration on raw materials and vendor relations.

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3. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed new contracts and modified / amended contracts for capital projects that met project schedules and kept purchase orders moving.
  • Managed PO approval process, PO revisions, supplier confirmations, and organization & storage of all purchase orders.
  • Executed IT hardware purchase orders in excess of $3M per year using the SAP software system.
  • Prepare purchase orders, sending copies to suppliers and to departments originating the requests.
  • Compare suppliers' bills with bids and purchase orders in order to verify accuracy.
  • Sign and approve all purchase orders and request affiliated with purchasing procedure.
  • Review purchase orders claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Matched invoices with purchase orders and submitted to accounting for payment.
  • Prepared and processed requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare all purchase orders and either e-mail or Fax order.
  • Award purchase orders and/or contract to suppliers with best bid.
  • Prepared and processed requisitions, and placed purchase orders.
  • Verify bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders.
  • Resolved and maintained past due and open purchase orders.
  • Prepare and issue all purchase orders.
  • Confirm and file all purchase orders.
  • Issue purchase orders or purchase directly.
  • Maintain Purchase Orders Material Projections including cash flow management reports and production demand communication.
  • Maintain planning reports to track new purchase orders and incoming shipments.
  • Gather information about price, quality and speed of delivery Create purchase orders Sourcing parts online and through suppliers.

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4. New Product Development
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Here's how New Product Development is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Supported commercialization managers and product engineering organizations with supplier qualification, new product development and value optimization of product design.
  • Served as primary interface with international markets regarding new product development and product changes.
  • Worked collaboratively with sales and production teams on new product development.
  • Aided upper-management in new product development.
  • Worked with R&D in new product development and during this time introduced over 300 new products to the market.
  • Enhanced new product development with faster routes to market, thereby improving revenue growth and the utilization of brief market opportunities.
  • Negotiate with vendors regarding requirements, prices, discounts, delivery, pay terms, freight terms and new product development.
  • Research and obtain new packaging and ingredients for new product development assuring product is within spec to the needs.
  • Supported new product development and product launch through effectively managing the current supply base and new suppliers.
  • Teamed up with Director of Marketing, Engineering Manager on all new product development.
  • Required to source new packaging as well as participate in new product development.
  • Worked closely with Product Line to support ongoing new product development and sourcing.
  • Provided support for new product development projects at the two engineering design centers.
  • Managed the transfer of purchasing from new product development to volume manufacturing.
  • Managed supplier and supply issues as related to New Product Development programs.
  • Supervised 4 Buyers and managed purchasing for new product development activities.
  • Supported R&D with new product development.
  • Team with engineering for new product development.
  • Initiated strategic plan to develop process for new product development timelines to reduce costs upfront and shorten entry to market.
  • Directed supplier selection, negotiations, and new product development to support Ford Mondeo vehicle launch.

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5. Supplier Relationships
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Here's how Supplier Relationships is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Facilitated supplier review meetings and strengthened supplier relationships by actively managing a supplier scorecard and corrective action program.
  • Improved supplier relationships by finding and negotiating effective alternatives to ensure consistent pricing and service.
  • Established and maintained supplier relationships by reviewing the financial, business forecast and service requirements.
  • Managed strategic global sourcing initiatives, evaluation of suppliers, and supplier relationships.
  • Cultivated supplier relationships and developed vendor guidelines to drive quality and productivity.
  • Implement contractual documents as deemed necessary and/or build strong supplier relationships.
  • Identified opportunities for increased competitive bidding, smarter supplier relationships.
  • Establish and manage domestic US and International strategic vendor/supplier relationships.
  • Managed large dollar purchasing negotiations and major supplier relationships.
  • Managed supplier relationships to ensure compliance with operational needs.
  • Maintain and developed supplier relationships and/or partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain effective supplier relationships.
  • Manage fabric supplier relationships to control costs, drive superior quality, innovation, service and mitigate risks.
  • Established and maintained relations with suppliers to improve supply chain and solve shortage issues to strengthen supplier relationships.
  • Manage supplier relationships, monitor performance (KPI's), resolve performance issues and mitigate risk.
  • Identify new suppliers, manager supplier relationships, and structure contracts to drive key metrics.
  • Lead all IT procurement negations and managed supplier relationships.
  • Managed the creation and strengthening of supplier relationships.
  • Supply Chain Management establishing international and domestic customer supplier relationships Setting up bid packages for proposal.
  • Manage the Telco supplier to determine the appropriate approach to Market, the optimum commercial models and supplier relationships.

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6. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Conducted analysis of organization s spending, presented opportunities for cost savings, and implemented approved recommendations.
  • Communicated with Executive Management regarding budgeting, forecasting, inventory, substitutions and cost savings options.
  • Determined demand and order quantities to allow optimum cost savings and proper inventory requirements.
  • Directed and negotiated cost savings allowing continual annual cost savings throughout career.
  • Identified cost savings by eliminating ineffective and redundant support agreements.
  • Facilitated supplier development to insure future needs, growth, and cost savings goals would be met from year to year.
  • Developed packaging cost saving programs that generated over $2MM in cost savings within the first 12 months of employment.
  • Participated on Continuous Improvement teams and Lean Manufacturing teams which led to cost savings with current and new suppliers.
  • Achieved an average 20% purchase cost savings on raw materials by utilizing supplier optimization and introducing reverse auctions.
  • Negotiated major contracts agreement with various construction partners, resulting in an annual cost savings of $120,000.
  • Implemented an Electronic Advanced Manifesting System that resulted in significant cost savings through reduced labor and charge backs.
  • Demonstrated and documented cost savings of over $1 million in first year in strategic supplier agreements.
  • Established the Indirect Sourcing Department in 2008 resulting in $28MM+ of cost savings in year one.
  • Recognized for consolidating freight utilization and term extensions contributing to 20%+ monthly cost savings.
  • Initiated and led cross-functional commodity team efforts resulting in over $800K in cost savings.
  • Led purchasing strategies using E-sourcing initiatives resulting in cost savings of $15M.
  • Achieved a departmental cost savings of $1.0M during 2002-2004.
  • Combined product purchasing on two campuses to enhance cost savings.
  • Focused on maximizing cost savings across all business units.
  • Exceeded cost savings budget of $2M for 2012.

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7. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Directed inventory control department involving over $15,000,000 in total inventory.
  • Developed inventory control procedures and best practices.
  • Maintained inventory control using Excel Software.
  • Trained managers on inventory control procedures.
  • Worked in collaboration with the Sales force and Inventory Control areas on material shortages and volatile price increases.
  • Develop and manage internal plumbing division including sourcing, inventory control, sales, accounting and marketing.
  • Reduced the Purchasing Warehouse Inventory from $500,000 to $250,000 to ensure efficient Inventory Control.
  • Maintained inventory control, seasonal phasing, reduced inventory and stock out issues.
  • Coordinate all incoming and outgoing orders and assess inventory control daily.
  • Purchased, managed and planned inventory control at all locations.
  • Inventory Control of all orders and record keeping.
  • Inventory control and equipment and tool tracking.
  • Inventory control for all sections of warehouse.
  • Manage all inventory control functions.
  • Inventory control and purchasing Created recipes for selections on several menus
  • implemented inventory control processes to align with systems upgrade.
  • Process all inventory control matters including ordering, returns, formulary, maintaining par levels and organization.
  • Inventory Control (MRP / ECO Team) 11.
  • Inventory Control * Scheduling * Logistics
  • Source materials Negotiate pricing Inventory control Print labels for production orders Responsible for company-wide purchasing Assist in day-to-day operations

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8. Raw Materials
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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Maintained weekly inventory and tracked raw materials.
  • Managed and executed the assessment, purchasing, and tracking of all chemical and packaging raw materials for private label manufacturing.
  • Maintain incoming quality control procedures on raw materials and finished goods communicating with suppliers on defects and credit memo issues.
  • Established reorder points for raw materials and consumable items based on fluctuating workloads and anticipated future influxes of workload.
  • Assisted in improving the inventory control system of all raw materials, parts and supplies for the manufacturing department.
  • Identified a new raw materials supplier on a budget of $1M to fulfill a $7M contract.
  • Managed procurement, storage, and facilitation of raw materials, component parts, indirect services and outsourcing.
  • Demand planning the raw materials, the minimum, maximum stock levels of the warehouse.
  • Team generated $1.5 million savings along with implementing contingency plans for all raw materials.
  • Source and purchase raw materials at or below standard cost to meet the shipping plan.
  • Coordinate and resolve color and/or quality problems of raw materials with vendors and factories.
  • Utilized ABC Principles to purchase raw materials, and control inventory and waste.
  • Managed the processes in planning and execution of procurement of raw materials.
  • Solicit approved carriers to pick up raw materials both locally and nationally.
  • Managed all purchases of raw materials and supplies.
  • Purchased raw materials and plastic packaging.
  • Key Achievements Utilized comparison model methodology to effectively track raw materials; negotiated 3-day inventory levels with major suppliers.
  • Researched market changes for raw materials environment changes to secure the best pricing for direct materials.
  • Procured the raw materials for the assemble lines for bike helmet production.
  • Procured raw materials and electrical components in support of the manufacture of complex custom fa ade access systems and subsystems.

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9. Commodity
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Here's how Commodity is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Established and directed team of commodity managers and specialists supporting development and manufacturing of Video-Audio Integrated Operation PC product.
  • Supervised direct reports including five commodity managers as well as purchasing specialists supporting eight North American manufacturing facilities.
  • Administer all assigned current production supplier contacts, business relationships, and commercial responsibilities within the commodity base.
  • Ensured demand and supply matching with Procurement Commodity Manager and Commodity Planner in mass production phase.
  • Switched to a centralized Purchasing system paired responsibilities down to several Commodity Managers at corporate location.
  • Reviewed commodity qualification status with ODM and implemented mitigation plan for potential risk.
  • Served as commodity manager during deployment.
  • Focused commodity strategies developed for 17 various lines of business for Plastics, Mechanical components, Castings and Machined parts.
  • Presented quarterly on the state of the commodity from a cost and quality perspective to the TRW global management team.
  • Researched and reported on new business enhancements, best practices, and commodity market trends.
  • Directed the purchasing activities of 47 Commodity Managers & Buyer within GAR region.
  • Review and accept submitted quotes on large commodity purchases.
  • Led The Coca-Cola Company's global commodity procurement teams.
  • Collaborated with Procurement Commodity Manager on: i.
  • Work with intercompany accounts to enter orders and make sure they are provided with all commodity needs.
  • Coordinated with Commodity Engineering team on i.
  • Enabled commodity manager sourcing strategies via spend analytics, benchmarking activities, and cost modeling/optimization activities.
  • Created internal order scheduling and expedite tools to allow purchasing staff to better track and coordinate purchases across multiple commodity groups.
  • Instituted VMI projects for high-running packaging items and "C" commodity items, decreasing inventory by $450,000.
  • Purchased key commodities used in Nestl brands and provide technical expertise in commodity markets.

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10. Logistics
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Here's how Logistics is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Coordinate logistics for domestic and international events.
  • Manage all sourcing, inventory, importing, and logistics, for company's lighting products while independently operating plumbing division.
  • Evaluated and recommended unique logistics posture that improved all aspects of the business, including cost, quality and service.
  • Coordinate production, inventory control, fulfillment, and logistics; track and follow up on late supply shipments.
  • Conducted monthly meetings with Sales and Operations to review logistics, reduce costs, and improve on time deliveries.
  • Improved logistics and planning for long lead time items and implemented on site QC approvals.
  • Supervised all elements of logistics assuring that what was needed was delivered correctly and on-time.
  • Work with logistics to arrange for pickups and deliveries to various facilities.
  • Provide on the job training and guidance for logistics and company staff.
  • Led finance and logistics staff in resolving reception and invoice discrepancies.
  • Manage logistics from China, Europe, and National.
  • Manage staff of two Buyers and one Logistics Coordinator.
  • Coordinate and schedule logistics for all inbound shipments.
  • Called for Logistics, all paperwork and labels.
  • Consulted and worked with Logistics and Warehouse Departments.
  • Trade show attendance, travel and logistics coordination
  • Handled all logistics for inbound freight movements.
  • Structure logistics for overseas purchases.
  • Managed the Purchasing, Production Control, Shipping, Receiving, and Logistics Departments (total of 22 direct reports).
  • Managed Purchasing and Logistics departments to support production and sales of "custom medical" injection molded products.

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11. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Conducted daily warehouse calls with management and customer services levels for specific customers in their respective regions.
  • Served as the company's only bilingual Spanish/English customer service representative.
  • Managed database purchasing system to enable customer service to delivery status.
  • Recommended improvements to improve customer service.
  • Oversee multiple facets of daily operation, directing customer service, production development, accounting management, purchasing, and marketing.
  • Collaborate with owner in medium and long term planning and purchasing strategies related to cost, quality and customer service objectives.
  • Provided quality customer service - including phone contact, order entry, and all appropriate follow up.
  • Performed dual roles of Purchasing Manager and Customer Service Agent, balancing purchasing and order fulfillment functions.
  • Communicate with vendors on market condition changes that affect current pricing and customer service issues.
  • Exceeded projected sales and profit targets by 20% awarded for quality and customer service.
  • Created several database queries to assist customer service, purchasing, and accounting teams.
  • Coordinate processes with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless production, delivery and customer service.
  • Worked with production planning, quality, sales, and customer service.
  • Developed a 4 person purchasing team, providing impeccable customer service.
  • Estimated jobs for customer service.
  • Provide World Class customer service.
  • Developed strategies and tactics to drive continuous improvement and increase operating efficiencies and deliver excellent customer service.
  • Work with Customer Service to ensure that the client is getting correct product in a timely manner.
  • Assist in Great Customer Service field when needed with install and balancing.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and monitoring skills over employees Skills Used Electrician skills Computer knowledge Leadership skills Office skills Customer service

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12. MRO
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Here's how MRO is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed market intelligence dashboard containing all market data available for the MRO/Capital team.
  • Managed MRO System and monthly budget processes, reviewing checkbook summary daily, controlling MRO expenses and/or below budget figure monthly.
  • Managed commodity buckets of capital projects, packaging, direct chemicals, facility services and MRO items for multiple sites.
  • Procured all materials and services (MRO items, electrical, janitorial, outside services, and equipment leasing).
  • Plan and lead activities related to quoting and purchasing of production and MRO materials of $50 million annually.
  • Develop and maintain long-term sourcing strategies for raw materials, packaging components and MRO to support business requirements.
  • Procured site MRO materials and utilized procurement tools, including reverse auction and paper bids.
  • Managed and coordinated $110 million in capital and MRO expenditures on global basis.
  • Categorized and reviewed various indirect MRO and service spend contracts and renewals.
  • Assumed responsibility for the SAP ECC 6.0 MRO implementation mid project.
  • Established vendor contracts to support MRO and Class D products.
  • Developed standardized contracts on Facilities and MRO purchases.
  • Start up and Manage MRO Supply Room.
  • Develop custom e-catalogs for various MRO materials.
  • Launched and implemented MRO integrated supply project.
  • Initiated internet commerce technology for MRO products.
  • Maintain all MRO and planned maintenance.
  • Key Responsibilities: Oversee the daily warehouse and procurement operations for all the indirect material inventory for MRO and OEM inventory.
  • Blanket Orders, MRO's, Off-Shore Sourced Parts 8.
  • Manage Production & MRO Buyers 2.

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13. RFP
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Here's how RFP is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Defined commodity specification and conducted RFI/RFP (request for information/proposal) activities.
  • Provide guidance to Program Managers and Technicians on additional options and sources for materials and services for RFQ/RFP.
  • Managed RFP and RFQ processes, supplier assessment scorecards, negotiations, and contracts for 150 suppliers.
  • Managed RFI, RFQ, and RFP processes in accordance with organizational guidelines for best possible outcomes.
  • Identified potential partners, evaluated RFP presentations and proposals, and participated in due diligence teams.
  • Conduct RFP's and RFQ's to identify qualified service providers and negotiate best rates.
  • Managed all aspects of the RFP/RFQ process including leading negotiations and awarding global contracts.
  • Developed and managed an RFP for a $9.9MM indirect annual spend category.
  • Performed request for proposals (RFP) for large dollar or high-risk transactions.
  • Completed RFP for 50 sites in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
  • Create RFP, RFI, and RFQ as required for vendor qualification.
  • Leveraged RFP process to provide for 34% in TCO reduction.
  • Manage RFP and RFQ process for procurement of goods and services.
  • Initiated RFP's, evaluated quote responses and awarded suppliers.
  • Performed supply market research by creating and analyzing RFP's.
  • Reviewed all RFPs, coordinated with management and negotiated all non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, consultant agreements, and subcontracts.
  • Managed complete process for RFI/RFQ/RFP/MSA/SOW/SLA as well as NDAs, from creation to negotiation and execution.
  • Prepared study specific request for proposals (RFPs); managed and influenced RFP process.
  • Manage multiple RFPs for major raw materials to reduce cost by $1,000,000 annually.
  • Execute RFP's: Construct and manage the RFIs/ RFPs/RFQ's to drive supplier selection processes.

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14. Contract Negotiations
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Here's how Contract Negotiations is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Prepare proposals and participate in contract negotiations to provide proper contract acquisition and fulfillment services.
  • Managed all project procurement initiatives regarding strategic sourcing, and contract negotiations.
  • Lead annual contract negotiations including business terms and quantity provisions.
  • Account manager for cross- departmental strategy and contract negotiations/commitments.
  • Contract negotiations on commodity markets.
  • Source vendors, examine bids, navigate contract negotiations, and award contracts, securing competitive pricing and favorable service terms.
  • Led sourcing review and contract negotiations for global Battery suppliers, resulting in 11.4% or $240K annual savings.
  • Managed all Contract Negotiations, RFQ Specifications, outside required Rental Property and Equipment Purchases while directing 7 assistants.
  • Managed new business sourcing, overall supplier relationship, annual cost reductions, and supplier price/contract negotiations.
  • Analyzed, approved, and allocated operating expenses for budgets, contract negotiations, and final analysis.
  • Lead contract negotiations, drive cost savings initiatives, and implement strategic sourcing best practices.
  • Lead all indirect procurement vendor contract negotiations, created SOW/SLA/MSA's and coordinated legal review.
  • Led strategic sourcing event, contract negotiations, category spend and supplier analysis.
  • Performed contract negotiations in compliance with applicable laws and internal policies & procedures.
  • Achieved 6 million in savings through contract negotiations and LTA's.
  • Contract negotiations, supplier management, savings forecast and tracking.
  • Contract negotiations for new products.
  • Key Projects and Accomplishments: * Captured an average 8% cost reduction year-over-year through successful supplier contract negotiations.
  • Led and took part in multi-national contract negotiations with global suppliers that serviced SKF plants all over the world.
  • Assist in contract negotiations in the Americas region and sharing of information globally.

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15. MRP
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Here's how MRP is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed automation around open order activities including MRP action messages transmitted to key suppliers weekly.
  • Participated in MRP system implementation team to assure accurate system information.
  • Utilized MRP and Integrated Purchasing Systems to identify demand/purchase requirements for RF (Microwave) and Cockpit Displays commodities.
  • Maintained Material Requirements Planning (MRP) variables including safety stock levels, planning fences, and lead times.
  • Review all MRP requirements, confirm its integrity and assure all requirements were satisfied in a timely matter.
  • Worked closely with material resource planning (MRP) to order manufacturing commodities and raw materials for production.
  • Implemented MRP system, developed internal nomenclature program, and established safety stock levels and reorder points.
  • Adjusted MRP database to assist in daily cycle counts and guided corrugate raw materials delivered to plant.
  • Served as key member to Oracle 12I implementation of Purchasing, Warehouse and MRP.
  • Compiled numerous reports for MRP system, order entry, and inventory status.
  • Implemented automated MRP replacing all manual systems within one year.
  • Manage output of materials requirement planning (MRP).
  • Implemented automated purchase order system tied to MRP.
  • Introduce and manage new MRP system.
  • Utilized company MRP computer system.
  • Led a team of buyers spanning production MRP, NPI, and MRO functions.
  • Implemented an Inventory System where there was none with pc MRP.
  • Implement Proactis MRP system company wide.
  • Managed the raw materials sourcing process with a spend of ~$24M to meet internal manufacturing needs based on MRP.
  • Analyzed MRPs for manufactures such as Motorola, HP, Dell, Black & Decker, Pioneer, Foxconn and Lenovo.

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Collaborated with company headquarters in Japan and internal customers to develop and implement purchasing and inventory management principles and performance objectives.
  • Change Management: Implemented new integrated processes and developed change processes with individual suppliers for inventory management and cost reduction strategies.
  • Developed, recommended, and insured implementation of approved changes to agency procurement and receiving and inventory management policies.
  • Developed effective purchasing operations by initiating review of inventory management procedures, guidelines and work processes.
  • Implemented a new inventory management system for identification and location of spare parts.
  • Developed, implemented, and maintained inventory management and real-time profit/loss tracking system.
  • Supported the European Operations Manager and sales office with logistics and inventory management.
  • Supervised and lead warehouse staff in organizing receiving and inventory management.
  • Managed Inventory Management team to ensure accurate forecasting and inventory planning.
  • Realized significant expenditure reductions via Blanket Order / Inventory Management applications.
  • Managed the supply and demand while implementing inventory management procedures.
  • Provided effective inventory management and in-time reporting to the company.
  • Standardized procurement practices and inventory management for warehouses.
  • Provided leadership with purchasing and inventory management.
  • Overhauled the maintenance spare parts and inventory management functions, adding value to company's spare parts assets.
  • Introduced and led materials staff in MRP execution, inventory management techniques and processes.
  • Introduced inventory management system for leverage buys to reduce freight and supply cost.
  • Reduced working capital by 15% through strong inventory management.
  • Included planning, inventory management, and product costing.
  • Project manage new product introduction to include design reviews, prototype samples and inventory management.

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Utilized advanced process improvement and LEAN concepts to overcome a 40% reduction of personnel while simultaneously improving overall team efficiency.
  • Establish and manage supplier alliance processes, develop implementation plans, identify resource requirements, and lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Review and analyze existing Agreements for potential cost savings and process improvement opportunities.
  • Assisted and participated in crucial implementations of system upgrades and process improvements.
  • Implemented process improvements including a business system upgrade ahead of schedule.
  • Developed and implemented process improvements for procuring client-related needs.
  • Evaluate technology platforms for organizational effectiveness and process improvements.
  • Identified employee training program in order to streamline job responsibilities that resulted in process improvement and a reduction in employee turnover.
  • Worked with supplier to develop strategy and milestones for cost targets, quality, tooling, capacity and process improvements.
  • Directed a 7-person cross-functional process improvement team that implemented changes that reduced new order processing time 25%.
  • Experienced in inventory control, cost reductions, and process improvements to improve procurement.
  • Assisted with internal process improvement and training for our Business Analyst and Buyers.
  • Managed all aspects of implementation of new processes to achieve process improvement.
  • Managed the supply chain and implemented value added process improvements.
  • Designed Value Stream Maps for continuous process improvement.
  • Implement Process improvements, document and training.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing Manager and procurement team to implement purchasing process improvements.
  • Monitor overall procurement procedures for process improvements.
  • Assisted in freight and cross dock studies, value analysis workshops, IT process improvements.
  • Demonstrated signifi- cant supply chain process improvement to global supply chain and demand forecasting.

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18. ISO
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  • Assisted in developing and implementing ISO 9002 Certification procedures.
  • Participated in semi-annual certification of ISO 9001 Quality System.
  • Established ISO compliant procedures within purchasing department.
  • Conducted ISO audits as part of a cross functional team and maintained all quality records pertaining to ISO record keeping procedures.
  • Assisted company during ISO certification and to assist with the Quality Manual and became an internal auditor.
  • Act as liaison to different banks regarding letters of credit remittances, money transfer and other transactions.
  • Enforce and implement company purchasing processes to comply with ISO / SOX requirements and company policies.
  • Communicate and act as a liaison between suppliers and internal department to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Served as a liaison between clients, suppliers, merchandisers & designers.
  • Directed supplier aspects of the company's efforts to obtain ISO9000 certification.
  • Supported the quality department as it moves toward ISO 9000 certification.
  • Authored Material Review Board ISO 9000 manual.
  • Lead internal auditor on ISO audits.
  • Coordinated ISO 9001:2000 and FDA audits.
  • Assisted and implemented ISO quality.
  • Acted as liaison between Sales/Service and Production Management for strategic purchases necessary to address critical production suspenses.
  • Liaisoned with the Construction Manager, Supply Manager and Finance.
  • Planned and executed ISO9000 procedures.
  • Maintain and exceed Standards of BA 9000, BS EN ISO 9001-2008, and AQAP-2110 in regards to purchasing.
  • Order material and schedule construction activities Liaison with Customers setting expectation and delivering a quality product in a timely manner.

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19. ERP
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Here's how ERP is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Worked closely with utility customers on all operational aspects ranging from design, implementation, interpretation and billing issues.
  • Stream-lined processes and increased efficiency through ERP and product management system improvements.
  • Interpret RFQ/RFP for configuration correctness and reliability.
  • Initiated first production planning concept based on MRP/ERP, to lock in lower prices based on Order Point ERP principles.
  • Direct responsibility for negotiating Oracle Enterprise and OEM agreements resulting in $700,000/year savings for all Oracle applications.
  • Identified scope, design, test and implementation of Timberline, Oracle ERP systems.
  • Skilled in using ERP systems, Microsoft and assisted in implementing new ERP system.
  • Managed department during difficult transition from manual PO model to ERP PO model.
  • Lead company strategic objective to move to new ERP system (SAP).
  • Assisted bookkeeping in ERP accounting module doing invoicing and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Trained buyers in the use of a new enterprise spend management system.
  • Analyze, interpret and publish industry and technical correspondence.
  • Assist with the ERP system conversion to Oracle.
  • Manage enterprise software (Sage) system.
  • Trained personnel and implemented ERP System.
  • Key Contributions: Selected as member and served as power user on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation team.
  • Manage the IT Purchasing Department with responsibility for sourcing and purchasing hardware, software and services for the Fleming enterprise.
  • Establish and update Part Numbers, Bills of Materials and Routings on ERP System.
  • Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Etc.)
  • contracted at Caterpillar PPPG) Process invoices for accounts payable billing.

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20. Capital Equipment
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Here's how Capital Equipment is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Directed purchasing activity for sourcing capital equipment and services for 23 international sites.
  • Negotiated the repayment of unrealized contractual benefits for capital equipment performance.
  • Developed and executed global master agreements for capital equipment categories.
  • Ensured capital equipment was recorded and properly marked upon receipt.
  • Created capital equipment form and completion procedure.
  • Managed procurement including supplies, commodities, capital equipment and MRO with expenditures exceeding $30 million annually.
  • Achieved cost savings of over $15M on next generation capital equipment and related spare parts.
  • Prepare, negotiate bid packages for Capital Equipment, Facility expansion/additions, subcontractors and service contracts,
  • Identified and evaluated capital equipment requirements till 2023 based on the current sales order book.
  • Developed sourcing strategy & contracts for all construction consumables, rental & capital equipment.
  • Manage purchasing expenditures for all raw material components, capital equipment and service contracts.
  • Managed finishing and material handling solutions for capital equipment spend of $2-300M annually.
  • Procured electric cable, custom Swiss screw machine parts, components and capital equipment.
  • Sourced, created and administered contract for $25 million capital equipment project.
  • Served as the procurement SME for Capital Equipment and Supplies.
  • Negotiated lease and capital equipment purchase terms.
  • Purchased capital equipment & production components..
  • Selected capital equipment from ~40 suppliers for Intel's material analysis, yield, and debug lab networks worldwide.
  • Purchased all of the capital equipment, for the Fab 5 expansion project, 10% under budget.
  • Helped Hillsburgh Resources team with selecting, quoting and purchasing of capital equipment.

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21. RFQ
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Here's how RFQ is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Managed large-scale national RFQ events covering multiple facilities.
  • Created and implemented a pricing database which streamlined operations and reduced Request for Quote (RFQ) cycle time.
  • Eliminated RFQ time and pricing errors through the creation and maintenance of an approved vendors and suppliers central database.
  • Created a Request for Quote (RFQ) and led the team through a strategic sourcing process.
  • Create Request for Quote (RFQ) for products and services to be sent to qualified suppliers.
  • Locate and qualify (RFQ and RFI) new Vendors as part of long-range company strategy.
  • Created a PC based contractor database that automated the RFQ, contracting and results archiving process.
  • Implement and oversee RFQ, and RFP for common use products do drive down costs.
  • Create Request for Quote (RFQ) for products and services using Perfect Commerce tool.
  • Create RFQ/RFP/LTA bids packages that contained SOW, Terms and Conditions, Customer requirements.
  • Solicited and reviewed quotes (RFQ's) for various programs of essential styles.
  • Organized all purchasing functions, from vendor RFQ to purchase order placement.
  • Prepare requests for proposals and qualifications (RFQ's).
  • Supported NPI, RFQ, sourcing, and development.
  • Issue RFQ's for procurement packages.
  • Created RFQ's, purchased goods & services, reviewed vendor acknowledgements for specification accuracy and scheduled project installations.
  • Performed RFQs for inside sales and customer service, as well as price negotiations for material purchases.
  • Improved the RFQ process, resulting in a savings of over $ 150,000.00 annually.
  • Led RFQ/eAuction strategic sourcing initiative for supply chain commodities: 1.
  • Requested, obtained and reviewed quotations (RFQs) from vendors and distributors to ensure lowest cost possible was received.

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22. Office Supplies
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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Company Closed Down Purchasing Office Supplies Purchasing Materials Shipping Receiving Collections Vendor Relations Answering Telephones Finding Product
  • Managed the Operations Departments annual supply budget to purchase office supplies and operating expenditures.
  • Procured food, chemicals, disposables, uniforms, software, office supplies, and equipment for overall facility operations.
  • Negotiated and monitored facility contracts, such as office supplies, warehouse supplies, trash removal and vending.
  • Administered procurement process for office supplies, communication products, durable goods, fuel, and vehicles.
  • Monitored PAR Levels for all items, including food and beverage, office supplies and Housekeeping.
  • Monitored and approved departmental purchases and expenses such as office supplies, lab and medical supplies.
  • Accomplished costs savings with national office supplies purchases using specific supplies listing and reduced supply costs.
  • Evaluated a weekly manual inventory of all plant raw material, consumable and office supplies.
  • Managed the procurement of office supplies, as well as management of office space.
  • Sourced and purchased office supplies and office equipment including lease agreements.
  • Ordered and maintained office supplies and paperwork for legal contracts.
  • Coordinated purchasing of Printing and office supplies.
  • Purchased office supplies & equipment.
  • Ordered and purchased supplies for company products as well as general office supplies Assisted in maintaining inventory records and receiving shipments.
  • General Admin -Filing, copying, answering multi-line phones sorting/distributing mail, manage office supplies, open and close office.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory for office supplies, printing supplies, TVs', electronics and specialty items etc.
  • Managed the transition of the office supplies order process from Ariba to the new PeopleSoft ERP system.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for production, manufacturing supplies, and office supplies.
  • Conducted competitive quoting * Purchasing Office Supplies/Equipment * Manufacturing equipment and hardware * Raw Materials and Production Materials * Multiple vendor contacts

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23. Project Management
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Here's how Project Management is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Supported new product introduction initiatives by using project management skills and milestone process.
  • Managed successful cross-functional project management teams outside of procurement activities for organizational goals.
  • Utilized effectual project management and communication skills to facilitate multiple projects.
  • Work with Project Management and Manufacturing to set production/delivery schedules.
  • Project Management of Fossil Service engineered replacement parts.
  • Directed the procurement, sales, and project management team to doubling revenue in one year, while minimizing operational costs.
  • Serve in multifaceted role accountable for product and project management, marketing, and contract administration.
  • Provide leadership and effective project management to achieve 100% buy-ready product by seasonal deadlines.
  • Use of negotiation skills, supplier management, project management skills for consulting projects.
  • Participated in all Project Management meetings for ERP system implementation, upgrades and maintenance.
  • SAP Implementation Lead, Green Belt Project Management, and operational procurement focus.
  • Manage the company's online project management software, Builder Trend.
  • Project management for several projects in 2014/2015 at company plant.
  • Selected provide training and mentoring new Project Management team.
  • Project management support to senior leadership for SAP Backbone implementation for Gulf of Mexico, Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia, UK and Trinidad.
  • Project Management: Develop & manage sourcing plan for all sourcing projects to meet business timelines.
  • Project Management, Employee Management, Purchasing, Incentory, Sales, Accounting, Customer Service
  • Project management of RFPs and corporate agreement template reviews.
  • Performed quarterly business reviews, contract negotiations, and project management with waste, environmental services, and indirect materials commodities.
  • Project Management initiatives including Oracle Financials ERP system implementation; merger integrations; commodity buying channel migrations.

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24. Direct Reports
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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Direct reports included purchasing team and supplier quality engineers.
  • Supported direct reports through weekly meetings to discuss projects, issues, priorities, career enhancements, and company updates.
  • Manage a team of 6 direct reports (2 Strategic Senior buyers and 4 Tactical Buyers).
  • Provided work direction and scope for two direct reports for tooling, and all subcontracted services.
  • Oversee 10 to 15 decentralized purchasing personnel throughout the organization (not direct reports).
  • Supervised up to 6 direct reports and 11 indirectly of Administrative and Purchasing employees.
  • Hired, trained and managed staff of 4 direct reports and purchasing card holders.
  • Manage domestic direct reports and have dotted line responsibility for resources in India.
  • Set objectives, conduct developmental training and evaluate two direct reports on accomplishments.
  • Manage and develop a team of 5 direct and 3 indirect reports.
  • Managed team of three Direct Reports and one Dotted-Line Report.
  • Led staff of 29, annual reviews for direct reports.
  • Review and approve purchasing requests from direct reports.
  • Managed local and remote direct reports.
  • Developed and groomed direct reports.
  • Direct Reports: Painters Plan, direct and manage the day-to-day activities of the organization's operations.
  • Direct reports: Materials Management Clerks Plan, direct and reconcile patient charges and all physical inventories.
  • Manage and develop a team of 3 direct reports Consolidated and transferred inventory from a 160k sq.
  • Direct reports: 2 Senior Buyers, 3 Buyers, a Purchasing Assistant and an Expeditor.
  • Maintained good morale and relationships amongst direct reports and client personnel.

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25. JIT
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  • Implemented JIT deliveries with improved incoming quality.
  • Performed Global Sourcing and Procurement for manufacturing in JIT environment with a budget of $108 million for steel products.
  • Managed shipping logistics of all the insulation, window and hearth products and converted to a JIT inventory model.
  • Implemented Material Consignment Program for large spend items through JIT program developed with Operations and Finance participation.
  • Controlled and reduced inventory levels, Utilizing JIT and direct coordination with sales and production.
  • Manage inventory and procurement function under tight budgetary constraints and in a JIT environment.
  • Mastered three systems, and introduced JIT, replenishment systems, and TQM.
  • Implement JIT and Consignment programs for packaging materials to achieve increased inventory turns.
  • Forecast production needs, established stocking levels and arrange JIT deliveries with suppliers.
  • Maintained 95% fill rate and JIT inventories of top 7,500 items.
  • Work with Vendors to meet Customer's needs on a JIT bases.
  • Implemented and maintained TQM and JIT III systems increasing successful productivity.
  • Implemented JIT methods resulting in reduced lead times.
  • Provided JIT training and Point of Use concepts.
  • Implemented JIT programs with selected suppliers.
  • Experienced with Oracle, Excel, Word, Power Point, and JIT.
  • Reduced leadtime of frames by supplier consolidation and implementation of JIT practices, which increased sales by 17%.
  • Improved efficiencies by 40% through devising and instituting a JIT kitting, distribution, and reordering processes.
  • Designed Performance Objectives & Metrics for the Purchasing area - Implemented JIT for purchased part.
  • coordinated with scheduling to insure JIT delivery and minimize freight costs.

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  • Spearheaded strategic sourcing efforts in the Plastics Category to alleviate over dependency on dominant supplier source.
  • Negotiated monetary compensation from China supplier responsible for delayed project completion.
  • Analyzed and negotiated incremental purchases with vendor to increase quarterly profit.
  • Collaborated with peers to develop divisional and cross-divisional policies and procedures.
  • Tracked quarterly sales-in/sales-out dollars to ensure maximum vendor rebates.
  • Reconciled quarterly pricing variances to maximize vendor credits.
  • Developed and implemented purchasing and pricing strategies.
  • Guided China sourcing team in with strategic sourcing efforts in the electronic (active and passive component) category.
  • Achieved 29% cost reduction from existing flagship hand held scanner unit GSL, using strategic sourcing approach.
  • Partnered with marketing and sales teams to maximize inventory turns and move depreciated inventory.
  • Purchased and managed inventory for a high volume, strategic computer product line.
  • Led and delivered savings initiatives for CAPEX, indirect and construction expenditures.
  • Managed worldwide procurement (everything outside of the USA).
  • Achieved 20% cost reduction on existing table-top scanning unit.
  • Assisted customers and sales staff with product information and purchases.
  • Developed and trained China sourcing staff in negotiation techniques.
  • Trained and guided suppliers to achieve better product quality.
  • Served as mentor to new purchasing managers.
  • Negotiated good payment term and product cost.
  • Led change management programs to ensure success of new initiatives.

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27. Payment Terms
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Here's how Payment Terms is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Negotiated contract manufacture, payment terms and condition with suppliers and established a positive supply relationship.
  • Negotiated extended payment terms with primary suppliers.
  • Achieved 5-10% cost reductions on test equipment purchases and attained favorable payment terms on large-scale equipment purchases and service contracts.
  • Measure and take joint actions with Finance to improve PPV's and extend the length of payment terms to suppliers.
  • Worked with supply base to improve minimum order quantities, lead times and payment terms to improve working capital.
  • Negotiated and finalized Supply Contracts for 80% of category spend, improving product liability and payment terms.
  • Handle the negotiations with new and existing suppliers on payment terms and pricing strategies.
  • Negotiate corporate discounts, payment terms, price changes and expedite deliveries with vendors.
  • Managed Payment Term Extension Project moving payment terms from NET 30 to NET 60.
  • Negotiate payment terms and conditions with contractors working in the Baltimore Manufacturing Plant.
  • Negotiated improved payment terms, cost of goods and long term purchase agreements.
  • Delivered $4.3M in Cash Flow through extending payment terms.
  • Interfaced with and negotiated costs and payment terms with suppliers.
  • Negotiate payment terms, freight and vendor managed inventory.
  • Negotiated pricing and payment terms with overseas suppliers.
  • Negotiated pricing and payment terms annually.
  • Develop and document best practice purchasing standards, negotiate vendor lines of credit, payment terms and product discounting.
  • Negotiated payment terms with suppliers - Established processes and measurement strategy.
  • Maintained budget and payment schedule for products Negotiated contracts Payment terms
  • Estimated yearly savings: [ ] Successfully negotiated with suppliers for extended payment terms resulting in a better cash flow.

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28. New Vendors
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Here's how New Vendors is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Introduced and developed new vendors, and placed orders ensuring compliance to company purchasing guidelines and systems.
  • Sourced, interviewed, and qualified new vendors in Asia, Europe, Mexico, and U.S.
  • Reduced costs by working with negotiating with existing vendors, developing new vendors, and outsourcing.
  • Sourced new vendors and new products with a 3%-5% targeted cost reduction.
  • Maintained internal data base of current vendors and qualified new vendors which met company standards.
  • Introduced new vendors and products that are still used in the hotel's outlets today.
  • Located new vendors with shorter lead times which kept our in house inventory dollars down.
  • Research, analyze and retain services of new vendors, new raw materials and packaging.
  • Search for and recruit new vendors to enhance and enlarge the existing vendor pool.
  • Developed and maintained 10 new vendors resulting in $10 million garment sourcing annually.
  • Worked closely with Engineering to source new products and qualify new vendors.
  • Re-negotiated existing contracts with vendors and sourced new vendors for specialty items.
  • Researched new vendors and products and expanded supply channel options.
  • Maintain vendor profile database and approve all new vendors.
  • Set up new vendors, set up new products.
  • Selected new vendors and maintained relationships with current vendors.
  • Comply with all purchasing contracts with new vendors.
  • Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
  • Structured multi-year long-term strategic relationships by sourcing new vendors for parts and decreased cost by over 25%.
  • Supported southern Cal jobsite foremen and secured new vendors in this territory.

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29. Cost Analysis
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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Negotiated supplier contracts and agreement terms, managed cost analysis, identified cost reduction opportunities, and assessed competitive pricing.
  • Negotiated contract prices, approved requisitions, managed inventory, performed cost analysis/comparisons, ran production reports and maintained records.
  • Performed risk assessment, supplier management, contract management, and financial/cost analysis.
  • Presented PowerPoint comparative cost analysis to the executive staff for strategic supplier selection.
  • Reduced telecommunication equipment expenditures by over $200,000 annually through cost analysis.
  • Prepared cost analysis and provided recommendations for awards to senior management.
  • Trained and directly supervises three subordinates in procurement and cost analysis.
  • Performed cost analysis for products purchased or produced by company.
  • Maintain constant cost analysis, on-time delivery statistics, staff reports, and reporting directly and accountable to company Officers.
  • Directed the order processing based on the cost analysis, sales and client demand.
  • Executed comparative RFQ cost analysis, including unit price and total spend analysis.
  • Maintain Budget Control, Cost Analysis, Cost Structuring, Reducing Waste.
  • Tool would include templates for RFQ's, cost analysis and contracts.
  • Define cost analysis of all vendors, overhead and other objectives.
  • Performed cost analysis and supplier reviews for both fixtures and machines.
  • Analyze bids and performing value and cost analysis.
  • Cost analysis for possible new vendors.
  • Create RFP (Request for Quote) documents Pull sales reports to create RFP and cost analysis.
  • cost analysis, total cost of ownership, spend analysis
  • Cost Analysis & Cost Reductions 7.

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30. Business Units
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Here's how Business Units is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed/Established an excellent cross-functional team with GAR Business Units and internal clients.
  • Directed integration of sourcing function for 2 distinct business units following Shell acquisition, driving change and executing LEAN principles.
  • Identified and evaluated number of suppliers used by Internal Business Units resulting in a 30% reduction of supplier's.
  • Interacted with design engineers and business managers in various business units to understand present and future needs and applications.
  • Strengthened partnerships with multiple business units by being the primary point of contact for product and services sourcing solutions.
  • Communicated with internal business units to provide guidance to key suppliers for phase-in and phase-out plans for new products.
  • Developed and managed relationships between Internal Business Units and Asian and US contract manufacturing suppliers for OEM products.
  • Negotiated global agreements for multiple sites and Business Units located in North America, Europe and Asia.
  • Managed 5 direct reports, interfaced with 5 different Business Units and two International sister companies.
  • Led for 4-6 Business units on specific commodities ($100MM) in a matrix organization.
  • Worked closely with various business units to ensure timely and cost effective solutions for their needs.
  • Work closely with business units and project teams when implementing new processes, procedures and/or suppliers.
  • Help the business units in the inventory and in the implementation of new projects.
  • Interfaced with variety of business units, on company projects and overarching corporate strategies.
  • Coordinate Purchasing activities with sister plants located within region to improve purchasing efficiencies and share best practices across business units.
  • Lead Program Manager for the LBM reduction for High Power Defibrillation Leads and Cardiac Connected Care Business Units.
  • Partnered with the business units at the beginning of a project to align on strategies and deliverables.
  • Supported JCI PACT program that realized $8.6 million in cost reductions for the Honda/Nissan/Kia Business Units.
  • Serve as software negotiation SME and liaison between Corporate Raytheon and the business units.
  • Managed six-person work cell for the Honda/Nissan/Kia Customer Business Units.

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31. OEM
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Here's how OEM is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Negotiate OEM component supplies leverage contract manufactures negotiations to leverage cash & inventory turns.
  • Negotiated and executed contractual agreements with OEM and distributors for all materials.
  • Reduced costs to source required materials and other supplies from OEM suppliers and online vendors by more than 70%.
  • Supervised activities of the Worldwide OEM Procurement and Cross-Functional Teams during periods of shortage as well as tremendous growth challenges.
  • Implement inventory reduction plan including scrap, resell, and recycle of OEM parts that are no longer required.
  • Negotiated contracts with OEM on behalf of a key customer to protect over $32M in revenue.
  • Selected Accomplishments Decreased assembly costs $9M by sourcing more competitive OEM for personal computer fabrication.
  • Support the development of organic manufacturing operations, OEM partnerships, and supplier quality systems.
  • Created multiple rebate programs with OEM suppliers, increasing profit to the bottom line.
  • Coordinated outsourcing and interacted with OEM's in purchasing required plant equipment parts.
  • Coordinated all purchasing and supplier interface for a 5 million dollar OEM.
  • Qualify and maintain OEM/ODM/JDM Supply Base solutions to match internal Cisco needs.
  • Support major Automotive OEM deliveries & allocations through Tier 1 suppliers.
  • Major accomplishments: Work with the Operations Director to source and select OEM vendors for proprietary brand of 2 products
  • Purchased and managed global inventory of $3 million of electronic components and PCBs for OEM battery solutions.
  • Maintained stock inventory levels of custom-sewn and standard cases to meet demand from OEMs and distributors.
  • Developed new relations with franchised, non-franchised distributors, brokers and OEMs selling excess stock.
  • Manage a major stategic OEM supplier for successful long term partnership.
  • Saved Vestas $10-20 million/year by developing a local procurement strategy using local distribution channels for OEMs.
  • Implemented 'structured contracts' with external partners; EMS, OEM, ODMs.

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32. Procurement Activities
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Here's how Procurement Activities is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Identified opportunities for improving the cost effectiveness of specific procurement activities.
  • Organized and developed procurement activities.
  • Strengthen future revenue goals through sustainability, risk management, and directing both strategic and tactical procurement activities within GMU.
  • Managed, trained, and provided guidance for team of buyers that performed procurement activities with 240+ suppliers.
  • Conducted contract negotiation and management, vendor management, and procurement activities with nine world class suppliers.
  • Conducted procurement activities for the purchase of contracting, material handling services from vendors.
  • Managed overall procurement activities related to R&D projects.
  • Manage and lead negotiations of multi-year individual contracts and procurement activities as outlined in the Corporate Purchasing Policy.
  • support of Commodity Council and managed Procurement activities related to divestiture of international manufacturing plants.
  • Coordinated procurement activities and distributor schedules for the healthcare facilities to maximize cost savings efficiency.
  • Directed all direct/indirect procurement activities for UICTS and its 7 Bowhead operational subsidiary companies.
  • Organize and monitor procurement activities in adherence to procurement plan.
  • assisted Purchasing Manager on various procurement activities.
  • Managed a department of 10 Buyers and clerical support staff in overseeing all of the Business Unit's procurement activities.
  • Perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.
  • Managed the full life-cycle of all internal and external procurement activities for durables, consumables and services.
  • Led procurement staff in companywide procurement activities of materials, equipment and services to fulfill customer needs.
  • Report to IWMP on procurement activities Supervise the transparency of the procurement processes.
  • Hired the staff to manage all the Procurement activities at the new location in San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Manage the Procurement activities for Totowa and Cranbury, NJ sites.

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33. Kanban
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  • Developed KanBan, Blanket, and Just In Time (JIT) deliveries with a 98% quality level.
  • Implemented KANBAN and JIT programs, which improved efficiency and resulted in cost savings.
  • Participated in team that successfully implemented a KANBAN system.
  • Provided continuous strategic supply programs, such as supplier managed inventory and Kanban to reduce material liability to company.
  • Establish and maintain inventory levels utilizing Kanban systems based on historical consumption and current requirements.
  • Instituted cost savings methods, discounts on invoices, global outsourcing, Kanbans, blanket orders, competitive bidding, etc.
  • Utilized MRP, JIT, ABC, and Kanban principles in purchasing to maintain control of cost and inventory.
  • Managed key suppliers using Kanban, Price, Package size, Payment Terms, Quality, and Lead Time.
  • Managed all aspects of sourcing and negotiated Kanban agreements, consignment agreements, and blanket orders.
  • Developed supply chain Kanban systems to streamline product flow, saving $250K annually.
  • Provided training on how 2 bin Kanban systems work by presenting multimedia presentations.
  • Instituted a Kanban replenishment systems for hardware and other high usage items.
  • Gained approval for Kanban programs and drove correct demand for materials.
  • Implemented stocking programs with suppliers including Kanban and JIT contacts.
  • Manage all material inventory levels utilizing JIT and kanban practices.
  • Assisted in the development of kanban techniques for manufacturing.
  • Designed a global Kanban system to control WIP inventory.
  • Implemented Kanban programs with several suppliers.
  • Worked with Lean Manufacturing teams on Kaizan and Kanban events.
  • Reduced inventory 15% through introduction of Kanban and the "pull" system.

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Here's how Procurement Process is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Worked across multiple departments to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements through improved supplier management and procurement processes.
  • Participate in the implementation of procure-to-pay program in support of centralized accounts payable evaluating procurement processes and systems requirements.
  • Lead and managed subcontract/procurement process, and provided guidance to proposal team and senior management.
  • Centralized and implemented a computerized network hospital-wide procurement process, saving the organization $2M.
  • Provided interpretation of procurement laws and review of legislation which impacted procurement processes.
  • Re-engineered the entire procurement process in order to computerize key functions.
  • Designed and implemented procurement process improvements and technology adoption.
  • Structured and negotiated contracts and led procurement process.
  • Designed, Developed and implemented Lean Capital Procurement process reducing time and cost to approve and purchase capital products.
  • Contracted by Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, to develop a procurement process for capital projects.
  • Assist in testing new system releases for ISIS or PeopleSoft relative to the procurement process.
  • Generated database of tier one supply chain vendors to enhance efficiency in procurement process.
  • Re-structured the procurement process, resulting in a 24 hour response cycle.
  • Provide tracking the procurement process and documents in company's database.
  • Utilized MACOLA software to simplify procurement process and improve JIT deliveries.
  • Coach team members to get familiar with NMC procurement process/commodities
  • Teamed with user departments for process mapping of the procurement process resulting in reduction of cycle time.
  • Selected accomplishments: Centralized procurement process to capture cost savings of 20%.
  • Create exception reports to streamline procurement process.
  • Create Purchase Orders Create Vendor & Consultant Contracts Evaluate procurement processes and procedures and make recommendations to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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Here's how KPI is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Established KPI and reporting models that quantified subcontractor performance.
  • Established KPI's to measure improvements in fill rates, on time deliveries, in stock percentage and aged inventory.
  • Developed KPI's to track improvements in purchasing, shipping and receiving, inventory control and operational cost management.
  • Key focus on the company's KPI's: reduce lead times, materials, freight and warehouse costs.
  • Create supplier KPI s for monthly tracking plus 25% reduction in inventory to right size.
  • Handled supplier performance management reviews, which resulted in developing contract management KPI's with customers.
  • Monitor contractual SLA/KPI's and served as mediator during vendor disputes.
  • Implemented consistent KPI's (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Prepare staff meeting and KPI reports.
  • Analyze operational metrics/KPIs to ensure quality, operational efficiency and supplier performance.
  • Spearheaded negotiations of Indirect commodities, inclusive of online catalog, supplier KPI's and demand management.
  • Developed internal KPI s (Key Performance Indicatiors) to set asset utilization goals and control costs.
  • Set up the purchasing department, KPIs, a standard purchasing process, and vendor contracts.
  • Evaluate and analyze the KPI s. Planning an annual budget evaluating the operational costs.
  • Negotiate price and finalize contractual terms and ensure vendor meet the agreed KPIs.
  • Developed KPIs for the purchasing and AP department.
  • Fulfilled vendor management and compliance strategies to maximize agreements/relationships through surveys, scorecards and steady management of SLAs/KPIs.
  • Created departmental policies, procedures, and KPIs that included Cost Savings, Stockouts, and Requisition Processing Time.
  • Developed SLAs and KPIs, negotiated value-added benefits where possible and delivered contract savings up to 20%.
  • Developed reporting toolset to track non-compliance data around specific KPIs and utilized findings to drive key improvements.

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36. SKU
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Here's how SKU is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Complete annual SKU segmentation and rationalization.
  • Reduced cost on our oldest and most popular SKU for a savings of $13 million over 3 years.
  • Manage $23 million in inventory consisting of 10,000+ SKU's with annual sales of $400 million.
  • Rationalized SKU count by -49.9%, resulting in 15.9% reduction in storage costs.
  • Managed 10,000+ SKU's and increased vendor relations from 220 vendors to 300+ vendors.
  • Purchased all SKU's of yarn for knitting operation, maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
  • Purchased all SKU's of raw materials and MRO purchases for manufacturing facilities.
  • Manage SKU rationalization for the facilities.
  • Reduced SKU's through part consolidations.
  • Procured, tracked and scheduled all PO's (supplements, sunglasses, lighters and apparel) of 500 active SKUs.
  • Directed U.K., Australia, Israel, Canada, and Mexico procurement plan involving five facilities and 460 sku's.
  • Introduced multiple sources for each of the 5000+ SKUs to minimize potential dangers of having these items singly sourced.
  • Created Kit SKU's to increase operation efficiencies with product inventory and order entry.
  • Developed packaging for over 2000 skus that were stocked in each regional distribution.
  • Performed cost analysis for new sku's and monitored results to reflect plan.
  • Maintained weekly inventory of up to 128 SKUs in 8 apparel plants.
  • Demand Forecast 6800 sku's using both quantitative and qualitative methodology.
  • Negotiate pricing and volumes with multiple vendors with over 40 sku.
  • Manage sku numbers in Quick Books and warehouse system.
  • Negotiated prices for over 530 SKUs.

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37. Sigma
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Here's how Sigma is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed/qualified suppliers in Poland, Czech Republic, and Romania manufacturing gears/pinions/shafts using Six Sigma methodology.
  • Implement Six Sigma philosophies and process improvements in purchasing and inventory control.
  • Facilitated on-site manufacturing, quality, and logistics audits of our global supply base utilizing the APQP process and Six-Sigma methodologies.
  • Managed TEOA process (Six Sigma) within organization supporting 3 bid policy thus meeting Star Level 2 requirements.
  • Managed a team of 9 buyers responsible for product sourcing, cost, and Six Sigma Quality results.
  • Improved wheel supplier quality by 20% leading a 6 Sigma project across 4 departments.
  • Developed and executed measures to introduce Six Sigma and 5S (Lean) processes.
  • Developed repair loops using Six Sigma DMAIC process saving the organization millions per year.
  • Work with Lean and Six Sigma based initiatives, develop Vendor Managed Inventory programs.
  • Managed Six Sigma project to reduce finish goods inventory level by $15.3M.
  • Completed Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training.
  • Certified; Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • Have already lead lean/six sigma projects with substantial financial benefits, which positively affected the operating profit.
  • Developed 6 Sigma training curriculum and delivered over 120 individual learning events globally.
  • Established Strategic supplier relationship and implemented quality improvements thru six sigma initiatives.
  • Achieved Raytheon Six Sigma certification.
  • Served on three Six Sigma Black Belt projects, two of three projects saved in excess of [ ] each.
  • Drive effective continuous improvement practices based on Six Sigma, Lean and Value Stream Mapping tenets.
  • Identify and submit/sponsor Six Sigma black belt, green belt or Kaizen events.
  • Created the Global Quote Center Plastics Quoting Process Six-Sigma Transactional Project.

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38. Ensure Compliance
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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contracted obligations; assist with clarifying contract requirements and resolving any conflicts.
  • Selected to serve on Environmental Management System team and contributed to establishment of regulatory procedures to ensure compliance to governmental guidelines.
  • Guided development of quality system during construction of PM-dedicated facility, including documents to ensure compliance with PM requirements.
  • Develop policies and procedures for operational processes in order to ensure compliance with established standards and regulations.
  • Perform supplier audits as required and provide guidance to ensure compliance with facility manufacturing quality requirements.
  • Applied consistent application and enforcement company-wide to ensure compliance.
  • Interview vendor representatives, direct and perform follow-up work on orders placed to ensure compliance with terms of purchase.
  • Prepared supplier documentation/procedures to ensure compliance with requirements such as prevailing wages, insurance, invoicing, etc.
  • Served as Fire Safety Director to ensure compliance of safety, fire, security and building services.
  • Evaluated and monitored contract performance to determine need for changes and to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Oversee the Assistant Purchasing Manager and Purchasing Administrative Assistants; ensure compliance with all company policies.
  • Developed company policies and procedures for purchasing department, to ensure compliance with FAR regulations.
  • Inspect new vehicles and other rolling stock items upon arrival to ensure compliance with solicitation.
  • Reviewed and revised court procurement policies and procedures, to ensure compliance with state requirements.
  • Developed procedures to ensure compliance with supplier agreements & satisfy ISO 9000 purchasing requirements.
  • Led import orders and ensure compliance company policy and procedure.
  • Establish purchasing policies and ensure compliance of all.
  • Evaluated new vendors to ensure compliance standards.
  • Review of contracts, purchasing policies and best practices to ensure compliance to government contracts in accordance to FAR government regulations.
  • Reviewed procurement files to ensure compliances.

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39. VMI
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Here's how VMI is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Implemented VMI programs on Tape, Labels, Hardware, and MRO commodities resulting in increasing inventories turn by 1.5%.
  • Instituted corporate purchasing agreement for supply chain, pricing, inventory, VMI, EDI, excess, obsolete and logistics.
  • Cooperated with sales and supported staff in Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs in Mexico and US.
  • Designed and maintained Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs for total purchased inventory for main production facility.
  • Negotiate pricing contracts on all commodity, packaging, ingredients, and supplies needed for VMI programs.
  • Assisted with the set up of several VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) for high traffic items.
  • Developed vendor-owned VMI program to cut inventory investment by 60% without price increase for hardwood items.
  • Introduced and implemented the first Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program and Kan-ban system.
  • Implemented (VMI) Vendor Managed Inventory hubs that improved 4 hour mission critical orders.
  • Implemented supplier programs such as consignment/VMI, reducing inventory $2,000,000 in 18 months.
  • Key Accomplishments: * Developed and expanded vendor managed programs (VMI).
  • Launched and managed consignment, VMI, and JIT shipments with steel suppliers.
  • Lead Strategic Sourcing of Suppliers, VMI agreements, Web based parts catalog.
  • Managed vendor relationships and implemented vendor managed inventory (VMI) programs.
  • Implemented strategic sourcing and VMI of all MRO supplies with single supplier.
  • Spearheaded VMI to cut cost and reduce inventory levels.
  • Implemented 2 VMI programs for there cartons and hardware.
  • Installed VMI programs with seventy-five day terms.
  • Lead VMI projects with Asia suppliers.
  • Develop logistics and flexibility models globally to address and streamline material acquisition processes through SMI/VMI, hubbing and other strategies.

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40. Vendor Performance
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Here's how Vendor Performance is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Implemented a vendor performance tracking system based on metrics to identify issues influencing production which resulted in continuous improvement.
  • Establish and monitor vendor performance benchmarks, reporting directly to internal/external managers regarding project status.
  • Designed automated vendor performance, quality improvement and cost reduction programs.
  • Provide evaluation of vendor performance and compliance when considering contract renewals.
  • Researched/evaluated products and services and monitored vendor performance.
  • Monitored vendor performances and critical delivery issues.
  • Maintained and updated vendor performance records.
  • Tracked and applied vendor performance expectations.
  • Monitored and reviewed vendor performance.
  • Oversee RMA's, vendor returns, and vendor performance on a monthly basis in assistance with Quality Manager.
  • Collaborated with senior leadership and guided team through vendor performance reviews, partner audits and contract compliance issues.
  • Analyzed vendors' activities and prepare statistical reports to evaluate vendor performance and work towards cost savings.
  • Implemented and managed Vendor Performance Program; worked with vendors to ensure timely delivery of quality goods.
  • Monitored vendor performance; worked with program staff and vendors to resolve any procurement issues.
  • Resolve problems regarding vendor performance, product performance, discrepancies and damage claims.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve vendor performance.
  • Improved vendor performance by 35% (Delivery and quality).
  • Monitor vendor performance to ensure quality of service.
  • Monitor and report vendor performance.
  • Administered bidding process and contracts for vendor performance/compliance within established limits (e.g.

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41. Annual Sales
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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Supervised a 4-member team of buyers, purchasing agents, and customer service representatives, maintaining annual sales of $40M.
  • Manage vendor relationships and sourcing for 26 product lines for Kentucky's largest ABD with annual sales of $7 million.
  • Procured over $8M annual sales in food, beverage, and equipment for largest convention center in North America.
  • Manage and directed purchasing functions for an electrical and telecommunications contractor with annual sales of more than $15 million.
  • Prepare and plan for internal purchasing goals by providing a comprehensive product line forecast to meet annual sales revenue goals.
  • Manage eleven manufacturer product lines representing over $20 million in annual sales volume for an ISO certified company.
  • Increased contract award percentage by developing a market price bid process that resulted in annual sales increase of approx.
  • Worked with department teams to evaluate annual sales, inventory reports, sales forecasts, and promotional plans.
  • Spearhead all product development initiatives for specific categories with responsibility for $100 million in annual sales.
  • Managed projection and purchase of multiple product categories totaling over $54 million in annual sales.
  • Managed 1-2 million dollars in purchases to support 8 - 8.5 million dollars in annual sales.
  • Credited with key role in company's growth to annual sales of $18 million.
  • Negotiated long-term agreements and programs with key vendors, generating $45M in annual sales.
  • Directed Purchasing activities for this refrigeration compressor manufacturer with $50 million in annual sales.
  • Manage all purchasing functions for two companies with annual sales totaling $30 Million.
  • Achieved a 99.5% customer service level while supporting over 25,000 annual sales orders.
  • Handled all aspects of purchasing within a $40 million annual sales company.
  • Managed global sourcing and production of over 200 product skus totaling over $20 million in annual sales.
  • Key Accomplishments: Successfully maintained consistent machine tooling inventory levels, enabling $12M in annual sales.
  • Managed 12 commodity buyers who supported $400M USD in annual sales products division.

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42. Electrical Systems
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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Managed technical / commercial development on major electrical systems resulted 8-10% cost reductions.

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43. Product Availability
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Here's how Product Availability is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Developed and initiated a system approach to warehousing, inventory, and reorder points to ensure product availability using JIT management.
  • Improved product availability and reduced delivery times to customers through negotiation and implementation of Vendor Stocking Programs / In-house Consignment.
  • Spearhead strategic negotiations with suppliers through hands-on culinary knowledge and skillful cost containment knowledge to ensure daily product availability.
  • Prepared and presented weekly supplier status reviews for senior management, identifying potential issues that could affect product availability.
  • Track time sensitive materials and coordinate product availability with shipping and construction schedules.
  • Ensured optimal inventory levels and product availability to meet ever-changing consumer demand.
  • Communicated with suppliers to understand the product availability and lead-time.
  • Stayed informed on market conditions affecting cost and product availability.
  • Communicate product availability with all facets of management.
  • Analyzed market conditions affecting product availability and pricing.
  • Managed all Systems and Software vendors delivering high product availability, high inventory turns, low DOS, and aged inventory.
  • Issued request for quotes, awarded purchase orders based on pricing and product availability to meet strict manufacturing schedule deadlines.
  • Provided a (Monthly) 12-month rolling forecast to each of my key suppliers to ensure capacity and product availability.
  • Located vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Prepared and provided a 12 month rolling forecast to ensure capacity, product availability and upside for key commodities.
  • Support sales team with timely responses as it relates to product availability and delivery dates.
  • Locate vendors and interview them to determine product availability and sales prices and contracts.
  • Negotiate and interact with suppliers to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Initiated and lead weekly meetings with suppliers to verify product availability prior to rollout implementation.
  • Work with vendors, sales reps, shippers, management and sales staff to increase product availability, sales and profit.

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44. Vendor Selection
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Here's how Vendor Selection is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Created a vendor selection and evaluation process to accurately assess provider performance.
  • Led Distribution/Transportation teams through successful sourcing process for Canadian vendor selection.
  • Managed corporate vendor selection process- maintained vendor relationships-negotiated corporate contract pricing.
  • Developed and implemented vendor selection and retention criteria.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in efficiency cost control, vendor selection and management, and the negotiation of high volume purchasing agreements.
  • Collaborated closely with quality and engineering team to develop vendor selection process and use PPAP process to approve parts.
  • Directed planning, budgeting, vendor selection, vendor terms, risk management, and quality assurance efforts.
  • Created processes for vendor selection, price negotiations, delivery schedules, and resolution of purchasing issues.
  • Conducted technological research of new manufacturing methods, vendor selection & implementation, contracts & scope.
  • Devised vendor and purchasing strategies that included vendor selection, cost control measures, program enhancements.
  • Lead and execute the vendor selections, negotiations and contract processes (RFI/P/Q).
  • Develop vendor scoring template to ease the vendor selection process for business owner.
  • Charge of vendor selection, contract negotiation.
  • Developed procurement plan, identified suppliers, conducted negotiations and vendor selection, placed orders and managed payments
  • Manage vendor selection utilizing best business practices.
  • Print & interpret designer drawings for project purchasing of * materials, processes and coatings * Vendor selection and relationship maintenance.
  • Developed a logistics plan to reduce shipping costs by 8% Responsible for raw material sourcing and vendor selection and evaluation.
  • Direct purchasing functions such as product/ service research vendor selection, price and contract terms negotiation and purchase order completion.
  • Developed and administered programs for vendor selection and performance, strategic and tactical sourcing, .
  • Total budget of $ 20 M. Global vendor selection, qualification, contract and relationship maintenance, performance evaluation.

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45. Procurement Department
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Here's how Procurement Department is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Streamlined decentralized procurement organization into centralized procurement department.
  • Developed, implemented, managed, and continuously improved business processes for the Procurement Department.
  • Managed four person procurement department to support baseboard heating products and multiple boiler products.
  • Managed procurement department for a $180 million dollar distribution facility.
  • Managed the SAP interface configuration and implementation for supply chain/procurement department.
  • Created and established a Procurement department which supported four manufacturing facilities.
  • Managed procurement department, including all material and supply ordering.
  • Develop procedures for Procurement Department to achieve ISO certification.
  • Coordinated implementation of Procurement Department projects with Engineering Departments.
  • Managed and organized initial setup of procurement department.
  • Developed a training manual for wireless procurement department.
  • Launched new centralized contract procurement department.
  • Educated senior leadership on organization changes within the procurement department and how best to distribute request to the various procurement teams
  • Achieved Safe Quality Foods Level 2 (SQF) for procurement department.
  • Manage Procurement Department for Research & Development Center in King of Prussia.
  • Provide hands-on management and involvement of the procurement department and four employees.
  • Educated and mentored up to eight representatives in the procurement department.
  • Provided support for the client's procurement department.
  • Led the day to activities of the procurement department including training of procurement specialist in procurement actions from cradle to grave.
  • Established and implemented SOPs and processes for World Class Global Sourcing and Procurement department transitioning company from Baxter Healthcare.

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46. Contract Terms
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Here's how Contract Terms is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Collaborated with legal counsel to finalize contract terms and conditions in compliance with corporate policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Managed and scheduled unionized warehouse staff while successfully creating a positive work environment and maintaining contract terms.
  • Negotiated favorable contract terms for Asset Recovery Management Services.
  • Develop performance monitoring systems and monitor supplier performance to ensure that contract terms and conditions are being met or exceeded.
  • Established, analyzed, and reviewed trade partners in all areas including contract terms, pricing, and insurance.
  • Negotiate pricing, key contract terms, conditions and business requirements to support risk appetite and maximum commercial benefit.
  • Assisted MTA in drafting new contract terms and conditions and preparation of procedures for administration of this contract.
  • Assist with negotiating budget and contract terms and conditions related to FAR and DFAR for government supplied material.
  • Developed, measured and monitored performance to contract terms, service level agreements and key performance indicators.
  • Leverage purchasing power & strategic advantages to negotiate the most favorable contract terms.
  • Negotiated new shipping contract terms saving the company ~$12k a year.
  • Negotiated contract terms for pricing, delivery, stocking, and outsourcing.
  • Developed and implemented the first set of contract terms and conditions.
  • Negotiated pricing, contract terms and conditions with key suppliers.
  • Negotiated all aspects of supplier relationship, including contract terms.
  • Contract terms creation for Supplier Commodity and Currency Indexing.
  • Negotiate price and contract terms for lease and purchase.
  • Reduced contract terms from 5 to 3 years.
  • Coordinate with Legal department on contract terms.
  • Maintained records of goods, processed requisitions and POs, and sourced materials to determine product availability and negotiate contract terms.

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47. Market Conditions
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Here's how Market Conditions is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Participated in management meetings, alerting plant management of price trends, market conditions and supply/source availability.
  • Established target/market pricing on assigned commodities based on cost trends, competitive analysis and market conditions.
  • Generated monthly reports regarding market conditions and material costs.
  • Maintain contact with vendors; keep informed of new products, market conditions and current prices; evaluate vendor performance.
  • Leverage knowledge of suppliers, supply base, and market conditions to determine when to re-visit the strategic sourcing process.
  • Worked with suppliers to plan for changes in demand resulting from market conditions, seasonal trends, and promotions.
  • Identify market opportunities (price, product, need) and anticipate changes in market conditions.
  • Studied vendor and market conditions in conjunction with the company's operating plan.
  • Analyze market conditions on raw materials to determine future material costs and issues.
  • Set fuel prices for customers based on market conditions and contract needs.
  • Evaluate market conditions in order to maintain inventory levels and control costs.
  • Maintain understanding of market conditions and relative impact to the business.
  • Researched the Internet for current market conditions and pricing.
  • Prepared reports for market conditions and quarterly budget summaries.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Participated in importing, creating and implementing new products Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Evaluated market conditions and trends helping to develop specific short/long range cost/technology strategy roadmaps.
  • Develop sourcing strategies that address market conditions and support Vericor production schedule requirements.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Utilize sourcing strategies that optimize value in light of client needs, market conditions, and healthcare industry statistics.

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48. BOM
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Here's how BOM is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Bill of Material set up and structures; I reviewed all BOM for configuration orders, manufacturing orders and buy/resale items.
  • Delivered 2013 mid-range CBOMS within M0 target costs, positively impacting over $75 million in annual commodity spend.
  • Total responsibility of Inventory Programs, BOM's, costs, pricing, and item masters within SAP.
  • Work with R & D and Production teams creating new BOM's and insuring the accuracy of recipes.
  • Obtained and analyzed quote submission and maintains the CBOM during quote phase for use later in Design Phase.
  • Plan inventory levels based on dependent and independent Bill of Material (BOM) requirements.
  • Reviewed and assisted with all Bill of Material (BOM) and part numbering.
  • Maintained integrity of database; updating inaccurate and old BOM for inventory items.
  • Calculate and/or verify component amount for Bill of Material (BOM) creation.
  • Provided expert compliance guidance for ERP, MRP, BOM Accuracy, MMAS and SOX.
  • Created Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Act as project manager at the delivery phase to ensure BOM accuracy, pilot run setup, maintain timeline milestones.
  • Process Improvement: Improved routing for production, time phased assembly projects and BOMs w/ engineering and quality departments.
  • Created and updated BOM's Purchased metal parts from machine shops, made sure they met the specs.
  • Track and communicate commercial metrics/cost reductions for program CBOMs to senior management.
  • Interfaced with Engineering and Program Management to track changes in preliminary BOMs.
  • Control of BOMs and specifications for materials and components utilizing SAP.
  • Established the BOM with Production, customer, and Labinal engineering.
  • Jet industries- Nov 2015-Apr 2016 Bombardier- Apr 2016-Sept 2016
  • Grate Home & Fireplace Shoppe and Bombay Company * Purchased supplies and products for 50 retail store chain.

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49. HR
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Here's how HR is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Drive value in sourcing initiatives through early engagement, influential market research and effective implementation of reporting metrics.
  • Increased inventory turns by nearly 40% through accurate forecasting of manufacturing requirements.
  • Achieved annualized cost savings in excess of $100K through the negotiation of blanket orders and better use of company resources.
  • Implemented several visual replenishment systems and Vendor Managed Inventory programs throughout the facility, where it made sense to do so.
  • Evaluated supplier capabilities through trial readiness activities and high volume production trials to meet launch schedule of new vehicles.
  • Leveraged buying strengths through market 5-forces analysis, local supplier distributors' interviews and reviews, and negotiations.
  • Initiated Purchasing status reports through accounting system for job tracking, order entry, and sales team notifications.
  • Project planning and quoting, tracking and publishing the Cost of product through design and release.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing shipments through various LTL shippers, along with Fed Ex and UPS.
  • Serve as safety officer for sites, coordinating all ongoing training through the Director of Safety.
  • Reduced costs by negotiating with vendors and investigating new products and procedures through various sources.
  • Handled risk management decisions for fuel and shrink volumes for all system plants.
  • Perform vendor outreach efforts through both comprehensive web based information and in-person meetings.
  • Reconditioned vehicles for sales through auction, wholesale and retail markets.
  • Recruited, hired & trained Purchasing & HR managers.
  • Direct responsibility for a three member team.
  • Promoted from Purchasing Coordinator/Accounts Payable Maintained complete purchasing system from price quotes through tracking receipts using AS400 software system.
  • Generated ongoing cost savings through RFx processes on an annual basis while improving quality and delivery.
  • Delivered savings of $8M through insourcing communications infrastructure from IBM Global Services.
  • Golf Tournaments, Christmas Party, Elderly Convention Ciudad de la 3ra edad.

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50. Market Research
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Here's how Market Research is used in Purchasing Manager jobs:
  • Defined purchase requirements and specifications; performed market research, price analysis, and conducted/closed on vendor negotiation.
  • Conducted market-intelligence activities, including supply market research and identification of trends and best practices.
  • Conduct market research on product specifications and resources in compliance with government agency regulations.
  • Experienced performing market research and supplier analysis in order to provide strategic sourcing recommendations.
  • Updated pricing and costs systematically, conducted market research to ensure competitive standing.
  • Supervised market research projects related to customer service agreements and/or potential opportunities.
  • Conduct market research and strengthen company's competitiveness.
  • Conducted market research to determine appropriate pricing.
  • Negotiated international rates and international contracts with multiple vendors through continuous market research reducing market rates by 5%.
  • Conducted market research, new vendor development, new RFQ process and trained/executed all plans accordingly under minimal supervision.
  • Conducted market research to identify wine trends which expanded the customer base and introduced new products into specialty markets.
  • Utilized electronic databases for market research purposes, including the issuing of Requests for Information.
  • Engaged in market research and analyzed market trend for accurate planning with product development dept.
  • Developed long and short range goals and performed market research to source and qualify vendors.
  • Worked with Product Development Team on market research and new product development.
  • Negotiated new pricing structures with current vendors based on market research.
  • Analyze quotation and make recommendations based on market research.
  • Conducted market research calls for clients/end users.
  • Produced market research papers on opto components based on technical and commercial feasibility.
  • Ascertained market research and indices data for budgeting spend, savings, and utilization in supplier negotiations.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Purchasing Manager

Supply Chain

25.9%

Vendor Relations

9.9%

Purchase Orders

9.7%

New Product Development

8.7%

Supplier Relationships

6.7%

Cost Savings

5.8%

Inventory Control

5.1%

Raw Materials

4.9%

Commodity

3.7%

Logistics

3.1%

Customer Service

2.6%

MRO

2.3%

RFP

1.8%

Contract Negotiations

1.7%

MRP

1.5%

Inventory Management

1.5%

Process Improvement

1.4%

ISO

1.4%

ERP

1.3%

Capital Equipment

1.1%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Purchasing Manager

Rank Skill
1 Supply Chain 21.9%
2 Vendor Relations 8.4%
3 Purchase Orders 8.2%
4 New Product Development 7.3%
5 Supplier Relationships 5.7%
6 Cost Savings 4.9%
7 Inventory Control 4.3%
8 Raw Materials 4.2%
9 Commodity 3.1%
10 Logistics 2.7%
11 Customer Service 2.2%
12 MRO 1.9%
13 RFP 1.5%
14 Contract Negotiations 1.5%
15 MRP 1.3%
16 Inventory Management 1.3%
17 Process Improvement 1.2%
18 ISO 1.2%
19 ERP 1.1%
20 Capital Equipment 0.9%
21 RFQ 0.9%
22 Office Supplies 0.8%
23 Project Management 0.8%
24 Direct Reports 0.7%
25 JIT 0.7%
26 R 0.7%
27 Payment Terms 0.7%
28 New Vendors 0.7%
29 Cost Analysis 0.6%
30 Business Units 0.6%
31 OEM 0.6%
32 Procurement Activities 0.5%
33 Kanban 0.5%
34 Procurement Process 0.5%
35 KPI 0.5%
36 SKU 0.4%
37 Sigma 0.4%
38 Ensure Compliance 0.4%
39 VMI 0.4%
40 Vendor Performance 0.4%
41 Annual Sales 0.4%
42 Electrical Systems 0.4%
43 Product Availability 0.4%
44 Vendor Selection 0.4%
45 Procurement Department 0.4%
46 Contract Terms 0.4%
47 Market Conditions 0.4%
48 BOM 0.4%
49 HR 0.4%
50 Market Research 0.4%
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