PURCHASING MANAGER (Classic Car Restoration)

Placentia, CA
Jul 11, 2017
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Job Description


Hours: Mon - Friday 8:00-5:00;

Status: Fulltime / Salary / Exempt

Ideal Candidate: Has strong leadership capabilities; can gather and analyze data, and develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies


• 7+ years hands-on experience in purchasing, preferably in a manufacturing/automotive environment

• Minimum 5 years managerial experience leading a Purchasing Team

• Above average understanding of manufacturing and warehouse operations

• Knowledge of Supply Chain Management

• Experience with MRP/ERP systems, production planning and inventory control

• Ability to implement and administer purchasing operating standards and procedures

• Familiar with labor law compliance regarding Hiring, Discipline and Termination

• Solid judgement along with decision making, and follow-through skills

• Must be accurate, detailed-oriented and have excellent problem solving skills

• Able to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment

• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Experience in updating operating systems and software implementation and conversion a PLUS!

Job Duties:

• Oversee overall procurement, purchase orders and coordination of raw materials and component deliveries

• Support manufacturing production schedules by monitoring and forecasting upcoming levels of demand

• Collaborate with inventory control and sales to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the year

    • Manage Purchasing Department staff: Attendance, Goals, Accountability, Coaching, Training, Performance Evaluations

    • Establish goals for each member of the Purchasing team

    • Ensure that all purchasing agents/buyers are meeting department performance standards

    • Communication with suppliers to ensure delivery schedule, cost, order maintenance etc

    • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

    • Forecast price and market trends

    • Assess, manage and mitigate risks

    • Prepare reports regarding delivery schedules and merchandise costs.


    Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification

    APICS Certification preferred

    Lean Manufacturing a plus

    Company Description
    *** A Leader In The Automotive Restoration Industry ***

    We have a strong commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and our people.

    If you are a reliable, self-starter who is detail orientated with a strong work ethic, you may be an ideal candidate.

    OUR BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical / Dental / Vision / Paid Time Off (PTO) / Paid Holidays / Paid Life Insurance and a generous Profit Sharing Plan!


    Placentia, CA


    Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:02:52 PDT