Purchasing Manager
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union - Anchorage, AK

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Primary Functions:

Management of purchasing, inventory, distribution and vendor management functions of the credit union and its subsidiary CUSOs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, recommend and establish as approved by executive management, enterprise-wide policies, procedures and guidelines related to materials acquisition, maintenance of inventories, distribution, vendors and other third-party providers.
  • Employ available technologies to minimize manual processes related to purchasing, maintenance of inventories, distribution and vendor management.
  • Ensure appropriate management and accounting control over purchasing, inventories, distribution and vendors, and enterprise-wide compliance with related policies and procedures.
  • Develop, recommend and establish as directed by executive management, vendor and third-party provider due-diligence standards and procedures and maintain all enterprise-wide due-diligence records.
  • Develop, recommend and establish as directed by executive management, enterprise-wide contract standards to ensure timely and efficient vendor performance and compliance with related laws and regulations.
  • Review vendor and third-party contracts and relationships to identify, quantify and report to executive management the contractual risks assumed by Alaska USA in such business relationships.
  • Ensure the completeness and timely maintenance of the enterprise-wide contract data base.
  • Coordinate and mediate issues arising among vendors or third-party providers and departments within the organization, as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualification Requirements:
  • Education - Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Business Administration, Finance, Logistics, Supply Management or other related field.
  • Experience Required - Minimum of ten years experience in a similar position.
  • Skills - Knowledge of purchasing, contracting, expense management and inventory control systems and procedures. Requires strong organizational, communication and human-relations skills. Prior experience developing and implementing policies and procedures for an enterprise with multiple locations and lines of business. Professional purchasing or supply management certification such as a CPM preferred.
  • Tenure - Five to twenty years depending upon prior experience, certification, education and demonstrated performance.

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    Alaska USA is no half-baked financial institution. The member-owned credit union provides financial services to more than 435,000 members...