Purchasing Manager - Chemicals
Benjamin Moore - Montvale, NJ

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Reporting into the Director of Procurement, the Purchasing Manager will oversee the purchase of Raw Materials (direct) and other products/services (indirect) to be used in Supply Chain Operations. The ideal candidate will be highly detail oriented, with strong analytical and negotiation skills balanced with the ability to develop and maintain strong strategic supplier relationships. Applicant should have 10+ years of global sourcing experience within Paint & Coatings – or similar Chemical Allied industry – and a strong understanding of chemical production processes and the impact of various economic forces on the chemical industry.
  • Work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment – particularly with other Operations professionals, laboratory personnel and brand development managers.
  • Identify and develop relationships with suppliers who meet the organization’s quality and ethical requirements.
  • Develop supply-chain risk assessments and strategies to compensate for shortfalls.
  • Manage and negotiate contractual relationships to ensure business requirements are met.
  • Work closely with the Operations to ensure appropriate inventory levels are achieved, optimal logistics are utilized, and required data elements are in place to enable efficient operations.
  • Develop efficient and repeatable processes and SOPs within the organization to streamline business tasks.

Search words: supply chain management jobs; commodities management; purchasing; careers in procurement

Required Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in Procurement
    • Strong background in Global Sourcing and Relationship Development
    • Background and familiarity with Economics and Financial Analysis
  • Ability to work and manage in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
    • Highly detail-oriented and accurate
  • Well-developed computer skills
    • Expert in Microsoft Excel
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Access
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
    • AS400 & Business Object background a plus
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