Buyer/ Purchasing Manager

Outside Chattanooga, TN | Full-time

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Buyer/ Purchasing Manager
Location: Outside Chattanooga, TN
Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Benefits: Health, Life, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + Match, Accrued PTO
Job Type: Full-Time, On-site
Typical Hours: M-F, 8-5
Start Date: ASAP
Sponsorship is not available

Buyer/Purchasing Manager Description

Our client in the Manufacturing industry is looking for a Buyer/ Purchasing Manager to add to their team just outside Chattanooga, TN. This is a newly created role and an opportunity to impact and shape the future of the Supply Chain department. Our client is looking for someone with exceptional communication skills, purchasing/ procurement experience, and prior experience managing people. To succeed in the role, you must work cross-functionally with the team to develop, improve, and implement new systems, and drive cost-beneficial company improvements. This is a fantastic high-visibility opportunity to join a small team and take the next step in your career.

Buyer/ Purchasing Manager Responsibilities

• Lead the Supply Chain team
• Develop and maintain ERP Systems processes
• Oversee inventory planning
• Source new suppliers and inventory
• Manage inbound and outbound freight
• Improve forecasting methods and purchasing and logistics strategies
• Work cross-functionally across all levels of the company
• Negotiate with suppliers and internal customers

Buyer/ Purchasing Manager Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree required
• 5+ years of experience in procurement, purchasing, supply chain, or a related field required
• Experience managing 1 or more people required
• ERP System experience required