Regional Purchasing Manager

Stratford, CT | Perm

Post Date: 05/12/2017 Job ID: 2-8102 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: DOE

Our client, a stable global manufacturer is looking for a Purchasing Manager to add to their team.  This position is responsible for establishing and implementing an effective model to support several sites.  This role will drive cost reductions and be accountable for achieving savings within 3 business segments.   Direct duties will involve sourcing strategies, negotiating contracts in addition to acting as liaison between business units in supporting day to day purchasing activities.   Role will also drive standardization processes and procedures, transaction methods with suppliers, supplier selection processes, and ongoing supplier management.

  • Lead negotiation efforts on purchase agreements and vendor contracts to obtain quality, delivery, cost containment, and process improvement
  • Develop low cost sourcing
  • Develop and maintain a systematic, analytical and results-based method for savings, and monitoring supplier's performance
  • Able to communicate with executive-level and maintain business relationships


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Supply Chain a must
  • SAP or other ERP systems knowledge
  • Six sigma green or Black Belt strongly desired
  • 10+ years in strategic sourcing, project management, and supply chain management
  • Excellent leadership/management experience and the ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong skills in financial analysis and negotiating

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