Purchasing Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Iselin, NJ
COMPENSATION: $100k - $120k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Not Specified
POSTED: Jan 20, 2023

Our client has earned a reputation for delivering world-class goods to customers around the globe. They are seeking a Purchasing Manager to join their team and explore how a genuine passion for great products and the latest innovations, along with investments in the best people and facilities, continue to honor their founder’s legacy.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$100k – $120k

Position Overview:

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of procurement activities and transactions, the creation of policies and procedures, preparing reports, analysis, presentations, and providing administrative and direct support. The Purchasing Manager will direct the streamlining of the procurement cycle, contracting and sourcing throughout the organization. They will implement an innovative and efficient centralized purchasing function that utilizes available technology and achieves overall savings. The Purchasing Manager will develop a communication strategy that keeps program and corporate customers informed and well served.

Responsibilities of the Purchasing Manager:

  • Engage in regular communication with customers customers, suppliers, and internal stakeholders to support the generic pharmaceutical operation.
  • Actively manage daily purchasing operations within budget.
  • Monitor daily KPIs related to the procurement of goods and services to ensure on-time shipments, cost savings opportunities, quality, and excellent customer service.
  • Maintain and review records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, and product performance for internal reporting purposes.
  • Negotiate with vendors’ contract terms and pricing to get the best deal.
  • Actively research market trends related to products for best pricing and maintain an active supplier network at all times in accordance with company standards.
  • Update and maintain records of all orders, payments, and received stocks.

Qualifications for the Purchasing Manager:

  • Must have previous pharmaceutical or similar industry purchasing experience for consideration.
  • Experience in procurement of raw materials is a MUST HAVE.
  • Packing material purchasing experience is a plus.
  • Capital and engineering material purchasing experience is a plus.
  • Proven supplier network and product market knowledge specifically related to the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry is required.
  • Must have previous experience working in an SAP environment.
  • Proven track record of strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience working in a global procurement environment.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Science, Supply Chain, Engineering, or Pharmacy is required. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • 6 – 8 years of experience in Formulations Procurement or Master’s degree with 5 years of experience.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Health insurance.
  • Health savings account.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Vision insurance.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 117843