Purchasing Manager, MRO and Services
Victor Technologies 13 reviews - Denton, TX

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Position Summary:

Responsible for all procurement activity related to non-production related purchases globally for Victor Technologies.

  • Set company strategy for all non-production spend including facility leases, office supplies, utilities, capital equipment, travel, marketing literature and related areas.
  • Gather data on all non-production spend and organize information appropriately.
  • Provide support for plant and corporate activities alike on capital expenditures.
  • Help the company achieve annual cost removal targets.
  • Coordinate sourcing activities with other Victor Technologies global facilities.
  • Consolidate supply base to meet current and future needs of all designated commodities.
  • Negotiate all purchase contracts for all non-production materials across Victor Technologies.
  • Operate cross-functionally to maximize cost and time savings.
  • Travel internationally.
Required Skills Skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Executive presentational skills
  • Proven cost savings skills; day to day buying responsibilities
  • Solid skill set in Excel, Access Word & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to interface and communicate cross-functionally with multiple levels of leadership and operations.
  • Bachelors Degree – Business Management
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) desirable

Required Experience Experience
  • 5 years experience in Strategic Sourcing or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • International Sourcing is preferred
  • Extensive experience in negotiating contracts
  • Strong knowledge and experience dealing with non-production materials
  • Demonstrated ability in Continuous Improvement and lean principles.

About this company
13 reviews
Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Victor Technologies is a global manufacturer dedicated to developing innovative solutions for...