Truck-Lite Co., LLC Purchasing Manager in Falconer, New York

PURCHASING MANAGER
FALCONER, NY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
In conjunction with the Vice President of Worldwide Purchasing, coordinates the development of Truck-Lite strategic direction/planning for all direct material purchases for Truck-Lite US to ensure corporate procurement strategies/business plans are followed.
Manages the development of purchasing contracts and agreements and negotiations on large productive pricing contracts.
Manages strategic agreements with -Key- suppliers.
Leads improvement efforts in supply chain efficiency.
Manages all purchase part standards working with supplier and market information.
Manages all material cost savings programs including productivity savings and the establishment of material cost standards.
Manages the supplier selection process and the release of all purchase orders for materials and services.
Supports the development and maintenance of department expense budgets, productivity and capital budgets.
Insures ISO/TS 16949 processes and procedures are maintained during the course of the year.
Supports new product development and product launch activities.
Supports efforts to assure the overall quality and cost/margin objectives are met for purchased products, components and materials.
Develops and mentors department staff.
Insures staff is growing in existing roles and are developing strengths for future roles within the company.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
4 Year degree-Business or Related Degree
Coursework in business disciplines to include accounting, finance, inventory control, and negotiation.
Minimum 3 years of experience in personnel management within a purchasing organization or similar experience. Good communication and project management skills. Knowledge of Access, Excel, and Word software; blueprint reading.

Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations(ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations -EAR-requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a -US Person- which includes: a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).

APPLY on-line at http://www.truck-lite.com