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Purchasing Manager

  • Fulton, NY


Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey with an unrivaled global powerhouse in cutting-edge extrusion and converting technology! This opportunity is with a company that makes trailblazing systems that are the lifeblood of manufacturing across diverse industries such as automotive, building & construction, consumer products, medical, and packaging, breathing life into innovation and excellence! Now they are on the hunt for a tenacious and dynamic Purchasing Manager to join our unstoppable team in Pawcatuck, Connecticut! As the Purchasing Manager, you’ll be at the helm of the action, orchestrating the day-to-day purchasing activities and leading our talented squad to new heights of efficiency and effectiveness.

But that’s not all – brace yourself for the thrill of driving cost savings within our formidable supply chain, making a real impact on our bottom line! Are you ready to seize this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape the future of procurement in a globally acclaimed company?

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of Buyers and Expeditors
  • Provides training and coaching to team on purchasing process, tools and best practices.
  • Requirements Completes employee evaluations and development plans.
  • Supports product specific lead-time reduction efforts.
  • Acts as key point of contact for operational issues.
  • Attends weekly / monthly production and global purchasing meetings as required.
  • Monitors and drives improvement to the purchasing “on-time to operation” metric. Develops and implements other KPI’s as required
  • Optimize inventory levels to balance OTD with working capital efficiency.
  • Oversees the purchase of raw material, standard parts, custom parts, auxiliaries and facilities.
  • Ensures purchase order guidelines (authorization levels, confirmation dates, past due PO’s, pricing) are adhered to by the team.
  • Implements sourcing strategies and ensures all Change Communication forms are actioned within a timely manner.
  • Executes cost reduction projects per annual plan.
  • Responsible for item master data integrity and its on-going maintenance. Ensures ordering parameters are consistent with business unit requirements and supplier capabilities.
  • Communicates and prioritizes supplier needs and issues to the sourcing team.


  • Minimum 8 years procurement experience required in an engineered component/manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Excel a must.
  • Experience with ERP based purchasing systems
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering
  • APICS certification a plus

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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Kila Martinez

Kahm Consulting, LLC



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