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Purchasing Manager - Chemicals - Greenville, SC
Our client specializes in servicing the metalworking, metal finishing, plastics, oil field, textiles. Their products are used as processing aids, property enhancers, and chemical additives in the manufacture of a wide variety of industrial products. Currently hiring for a Purchasing Agent that will move up quickly to Purchasing Manager.
• Responsible for strategic plans for procurement departments
• Responsible for the Purchasing and Sourcing of products, and toll manufacturing
• Responsible for the management and supervision of the Purchasing Departments.
• Help oversee that the min / max inventory levels are kept in our warehouses
• Manage technical projects with our toll manufacturers, while working with our R&D
Department to assist in product development
• Assist the Buyers in solving inventory matters both internally and with suppliers
• Obtain forecasts from Sales for suppliers that hold committed inventory for us
• Follow up if needed with the buyer on invoice discrepancies with purchase orders
• Manage relations with new and existing suppliers and be responsible for meeting
with them
• Negotiate the best possible pricing of products purchased by our client, stay
informed on market conditions
• Oversee that our buyers are obtaining the necessary quotes from suppliers and
keeping costs current
• Continually searching for new manufacturing partners - lower costs, better locations
• Assist the buyer in handling “out of specification” products and interface with all
necessary departments, including the supplier to insure that only quality products
reach the customer
• Maintain a database of supplier information, including phone numbers, addresses,
and contact names
• Continually develop better relationships with vendors to secure the best service,
pricing and accurate lead times.
• Work with Sales, Technical, and Regulatory in finding new sources for new
chemistries, and new sources for existing products so that our client is as
competitive as possible
• Reports to the Director of Operations
  • 4 -5 Years experience purchasing in the chemical industry
  • Bachelors of Science (Chemical Preferred)
Employment Type

4-5 Years

Job Location
Greenville, sc, usa
Base Salary
$60000-$75000 Per year
Date posted
June 21, 2021
Valid through
July 30, 2021
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