Corporate Purchasing Manager
Action Management Services - Mayfield Heights, OH

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Job Title: Corporate Purchasing Manager

Minimum Experience: 5 - Years

Travel: 10%

Specific Responsibilities:
· Aluminum Planner: Work with 5 divisions and consolidate customer releases to develop monthly release schedules and forecasts. Make formal commitments to suppliers 1-3 months out to fill supply line as needed.
· Purchase $50M+ of primary and secondary aluminum alloys ( 13 alloys/forms) from 5 suppliers.
· Manage toll being returned to plants.
· Work with plants on a daily basis/as needed to ensure adequate inventory to support production.
· RFQ material and select best supplier
· Monitor aluminum suppliers for quality, on time delivery, paperwork etc……
· Maintain “Quality” files and correspondence for aluminum suppliers-ISO certs/PPAP warrants/ISO audits etc..
· Calculate and coordinate aluminum pricing with suppliers
· Analyze cost of purchased material vs. customer reimbursement
· Develop annual business plan and RFQ that will drive aluminum volumes, select best supply chain, and carry out plan and agreements.
· Review high dollar requisitions with the Corporate Controller/CFO for sign off
· Communicate/drive high dollar purchase orders at the plant level if needed.
· Analyze and breakdown project cost if needed
· Negotiate cost savings on key spends where applicable
· Manage vendors to ensure on time delivery, resolve problems, increase communications when needed
· Train and develop Purchasing personnel as needed. Fill in if position is void
· Plan/manage bushings from a major components supplier from Mexico.
· Maintain SOP’s and SOX compliance
• BS or BA in Business Administration, Purchasing or Management
• Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP systems.
• Must possess a sense of urgency and have a great work ethic.
• Ability to interact with all levels of associates and work in a team environment.
• Good planning and organizational skills combined with good written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

About this company
Action Management Services is a privately held executive search firm. Our offices are located in the growing Rockside Road corridor in...