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Purchasing Manager

All, Any · Manufacturing
Work from your home office for a company that specializes in the manufacture and distribution of a variety of municipal waterworks products – pipes/valves and fittings. Dynamic and entrepreneurial group.

Responsibilities
  • Consumable sourcing to optimize purchased goods savings
  • Vendor negotiation and relationships /tactful communication ability
    • Purchased goods price sourcing and comparison
    • Maximizing vendor paid freight and knowledge of shipping costs and options (LTL, FTL, Rail, Air etc.)
    • Ascertaining vendor lead times to pass on to our sales team for furtherance to customers
    • Following up on supplier back orders
  • Creating purchase orders
  • Receiving goods
  • Updating vendor pricing
  • Knowledge of billing cycles/terms to optimize purchasing/payables

Qualifications
  • Experience in SAGE 50 Quantum Accounting or similar software, specifically
  • Good proficiency in Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook required
  • Knowledge of waterworks products an asset – pipes & fittings
  • Good analytical skills for determining optimal vendors
  • Good judgment and fiscally responsible
  • Focused on cost savings for the company at every step
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized, adaptable, & efficient.
  • Innovative and creative  
  • Ability to work in an intense, fast paced environment
  • Ability to follow direction, work independently and/or in teams
  • Understanding of foreign exchange transaction in both US$ and EUROS


 

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