Purchasing Manager

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/19/2017
Job ID: 02552296
Job Description
Well established international manufacturer of metal stamped and assembled products has immediate need for a Purchasing Manager with a strong background in steel purchasing.

:  Manage  production purchasing operations including working with vendors and internal and external customers.
  • Investigate and secure vendors for materials and any other required raw materials and supplies.
  • Maintain inventory for Plants to ensure that required materials are available when production is scheduled to begin
  • Work with suppliers to achieve the required level of performance for quality and delivery.  If a supplier is unable to meet these goals, suggest corrective action, including resourcing product.
  • Work with production to establish required inventory levels
  • Investigate and secure vendors for MRO items for all North American locations.
  • Place certain orders with vendors and communicate their response with the requisitioner.  Receive approvals on prices and purchases.  Follow up with vendors to ensure proper delivery 
  • Procurement, purchasing, and maintenance of vendor files for raw materials
  • JIT and planning schedules for raw materials
  • Know and understand  manufacturing capabilities and how those capabilities match the needs of a given customer or market
  • Process customer releases and purchase orders
  • Work with plants to ensure proper receiving is performed.
  • Work with logistics, vendors and customer service to secure proper freight accommodations
  • Monitor suppliers quality and report feedback to supplier and  management
  • Follow all applicable IATF 16949 policies, procedures and work instructions
  • Generally, perform all other duties as required.


  • Global Automotive and Non-Automotive, Alternative Energy



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, or related field / experience