Purchasing and Inventory Manager
Sumiko - Berkeley, CA

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Purchasing and Inventory Manager

Fast Paced High End Audio Company Seeks Dynamic Partner to Manage Supply Chain and Control Inventory

We are looking for a strategic partner with excellent communication and analytical skills. This individual must be a self-starter who can operate independently and contribute to a great TEAM environment.

The activities that this procurement and inventory control position encompass are the following, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the product development cycle
  • Coordinate manufacturing and delivery schedules both domestic and international
  • Optimize inventory levels ensuring adequate product turns
  • Place and track continuous orders that compensate for growth and eliminate backorder situations
  • Lead time reduction
  • Manage all aspects of freight forwarding with cost savings and efficiency
  • Execute buy plan based on forecasted product and budget requirements
  • Bill of Material and Work Order development and management
  • Build Assemblies
  • Cycle count management
  • Inventory reconciliation
  • Item receipt and invoice reconciliation
  • Advanced report capabilities at management request
  • Expert time management skills working within project deadlines
  • Problem resolution
  • Project management


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related discipline
  • 5+ years experience in purchasing, business management, or related field
  • Full knowledge and application of the principles and theories of purchasing/materials
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Experience with QuickBooks desired, but not required
  • Experience with Bill of Materials and Build Assemblies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to work well under pressure and provide follow-up with strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

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