Purchasing Manager Job
Liberty Diversified - High Point, NC

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Purchasing Manager

Liberty Diversified International, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a family-owned group of diverse businesses. While the company’s roots can be found in the corrugated fiberboard business, today LDI spans a number of key markets including paper and packaging, precision machining, workplace environments and building products. With operations in North America and Asia, LDI employs more than 1,400 people around the globe.

For nearly 100 years, LDI’s core values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided the organization’s day-to-day activities. LDI is comprised of eight separate companies, each of which has its own direction, entrepreneurial spirit, expertise and product lines.

Safco Patrician is a division of Liberty Diversified International and leader in the contract furniture industry since 1964. Safco Patrician manufactures a full range of diverse furniture products for businesses, universities, hotels, hospitals and government facilities. The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for management and control of the purchasing function, establishing policies and guidelines.

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

Cost management relative to industry (may include inventory turns, JIT, product landed costs, down time/backlog due to purchasing)

Vendor performance

Purchasing principles and concepts


Contract and commerce law

Knowledge of products/markets

Office systems software – word processing, spreadsheets, presentations

Responsibilities include:

Investigates new developments in material and supplies

Recommend process and policy changes to reduce costs and improve quality

Manages vendor relationships and agreements

Forecast materials requirements

Product contract administration

Experience/Education/Certification Requirements:

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

Minimum five years purchasing experience

Only candidates who meet the above requirements will be considered. No relocation. No phone calls or recruiters please. M/F/V/D

Job Location

High Point, North Carolina, United States

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