Summary of Position:
Oversee and manages suppliers on every aspect of tooling, inventory, and quality of raw materials. Responsibility also includes managing project, reporting/presenting and working closely with customers.
Sourcing and planning in purchasing all materials needed.
Negotiate with suppliers in securing good market price.
Coordinate with suppliers ensuring delivery schedules are met on a timely basis.
Forecast a projected cost and budget report
Comprehensive report analysis during and at the end of each project
Prepares inventory report of materials, parts and other assets bought during a project
Compare prices, specifications and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers
Implement strategies to minimize cost to maintain forecasted budget
Track the status of requisitions, contracts and orders
Contract suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, etc.
Maintain files and keep records
Establish and build relationships with suppliers
Prepare a contingency plan
Education and Experience:
BS Degree and 3 + years industry experience
Understanding shipping and logistics
Experience in project planning and operations
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to multi-task