We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced procurement manager to join our growing organization. In this position, you will manage our company’s procurement activities for products and services, overseeing multiple responsibilities. You should be committed to discovering cost-effective deals and suppliers to build partnerships with, allowing the company to invest in growth and people. This position reports to the VP of Finance.
- Valley Stream NY
- Set, track, and maintain budget
- Devise and utilize fruitful sourcing strategies
- Research skills to discover profitable suppliers; work with vendors to secure advantageous terms
- Initiate business and cultivate partnerships
- Oversee supply needs; approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
- Manage workflow from initiation to completion (of both purchased orders and deliveries)
- Thoroughly examine and test existing contracts
- Accurately track and report key functional metrics
- Collaborate with key persons to ensure clear communication of the specifications and expectations of the company
- Foresee trends and predict alterations in the negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
- Anticipating unfavorable events through data analysis; prepare control strategies
- Prepare risk management for supply contracts and agreements
- B.S. degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration or similar.
- Successful work experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, or another relevant role.
- Strong working knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as an aptitude for reading the market.
- Exceptional talent in negotiating and networking.
- Solid knowledge of supplier or third-party management software.
- Outstanding decision-making skills and ability to work well with numbers.
- Extensive experience in collecting and analyzing data.
- Excellent, mature leadership capabilities.
- Group Health Insurance
- Paid time off
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