Ferguson Production, Inc. has an immediate job opening for an experienced Purchasing Manager. This salaried position will control all activities of the purchasing department and report to the Operations Manager. We are looking for someone who can manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality goods and timely deliveries as well as uphold compliance to terms of contracts. This person will also monitor market trends and conditions to manage and mitigate cost impacts and be a lead negotiator. Knowledge of quoting, purchasing and ordering of raw materials, components, assemblies, tooling and equipment will be strong assets of this position. The ideal candidate will be skilled in MRP and familiar with ERP. APIC’s certification is preferred but not required. Salary will be based on experience.
Responsible for the procurement of raw materials, components, tooling and equipment to support production requirements.
Work closely with Production Scheduling to meet customer expectations.
Manage supplier relationships to ensure competitive pricing and delivery performance.
Work with suppliers to resolve and correct quality issues.
Obtain new product quotes and assist with on-boarding of suppliers.
Bachelor’s degree required
ISM or APICS Certification preferred
3-5 years of purchasing experience
Work experience in the plastics manufacturing industry a bonus
ERP/MRP system understanding
Interested parties may contact Kylie Goering via phone, 620-241-2400; email, firstname.lastname@example.org; or on location, 2130 Industrial Dr., McPherson, KS 67460
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