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Purchasing Manager


Cicero, IL

Posted 2 months ago

Seeking a Purchasing Manager for a direct hire role in Cicero, IL.

Position Summary:

  • As part of the financial team, develop effective procedures, planning, and practices to maximize inventory turns, while maintaining customer service levels and internal productivity targets.
  • Establish and maintain a supplier network that can satisfy and support company requirements in the following areas:
    • Metal Purchasing
    • MRO Replenishment
    • Outside Operations
    • Engineering Projects
    • Facilities/Maintenance Activities
    • Office and IT

 Core Responsibilities and Expectations of the Position:

  • Metal planning to maintain customer service levels within financial constraints.
  • Perform risk management on metal commitments.
  • Maintain approved supplier list.
  • Provide effective metrics to reduce cost and expense while increasing plant productivity.
  • Collaborate with Technical and Operational Teams to ensure clarity of specifications.
  • Metal Supplier compliance to purchasing specifications.
  • Maximize metal margin through effective negotiations and creative purchasing techniques.
  • Administer casting byproducts sell-offs and coordinate financial settlements.
  • In conjunction with the Finance Team, develop procedures and disciplines to ensure G/L and physical inventory synchronization.
  • Maintain requisition approval system to ensure that all commitments to suppliers are covered by an approved purchase order.
  • Provide insights and trends to the Management Team – metal markets specific, energy and foreign exchange as they affect the price of metals.
  • Participation in transitioning the MRO system to the current needs of the business.
  • Timely and accurate information to support regulatory/environmental reporting.
Contact the Recruiter:
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Jenni McBride
Manager, Talent Advisory Solutions
Jenni McBride Headshot
Jenni McBride
Manager, Talent Advisory Solutions
I had an amazing time working with Jenni throughout the recruitment process. She made sure to check in with me every step of the way and even gave me tips about interviewing. I definitely wouldn’t hesitate to work with her again.
– Nia H.
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We provide and promote equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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