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at Vention Medical

Posted: 6/21/2019
Job Reference #: 804963
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description


Department:Supply Chain
Office:Vention - Salem
Location:Salem, NH

Main Purpose of Job:

The Purchasing Supervisor I will form an integral part of the Purchasing function in the achievement of Organizational objectives. With a strong, solid background in purchasing and supply chain management, the Purchasing Supervisor will take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, making recommendations and implementing changes. This role is key to leading the Company forward in securing quality suppliers of materials and components covering price delivery and quality targets creating and driving purchasing strategies which affect positive financial results. 

Main Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Managing and controlling all the company’s external suppliers with particular emphasis on the purchase of Materials and finished parts for production.

  • Ensure parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time for production.

  • Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers who are aligned to the company's needs.

  • Foster close working relationships with associated departments eg. Sales, Engineering and Production, Business Development.

  • Continually improve purchasing methods and drive down external spend.

  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.

  • Maintain Asset Tag Database, coordinate yearly audit, making recommendations for improvement.

  • Perform Vendor Evaluation Process.

  • Handle nonconformity issues with Vendors.

  • Coordinate and assist in taking the yearly physical inventory.

  • Work with Operations to maintain accurate reorder points for all purchased parts.

  • Work with Operations on capital purchases, ensuring to follow corporate guidelines and policies.

  • Review equipment agreements.

  • Develop facility level purchasing policies to achieve organizational goals.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Role: Supervises, with operational focus in an area of functional expertise.

  • Responsibility: Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision of nonexempt and entry level exempt employees. Assignments are received in task oriented terms. Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and precedents.

  • Scope: Receives pre-determined work assignments with specific instructions. Directs subordinates to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies.

  • Complexity: Works on problems of limited scope. Follows established practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. Monitors daily operations of a unit.

  • Impact: Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules.

  • Education: Associates Degree in related field or higher and/or 4 – 6 years’ experience.

  • Level: Supervisory with human resources responsibilities