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Purchasing Manager

Company: Vermillion Incorporated
Location: Wichita
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Vermillion Incorporated, a leader in interconnect cable solutions for the military and aerospace industries, is seeking a *Purchasing Manager *in our manufacturing facility.

The primary function of this position is to supervise and control the procurement and inventory control processes to assure effective and efficient support of manufacturing requirements.

*\*\*\* $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS \*\*\**

*Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities*

* Provide daily supervision and guidance to Buyers, MRP Controller, and the Inventory Supervisor
* Track supplier performance, allowing continuous improvement within the procurement process
* Develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures in accordance with the Quality Management System
* Lead Purchasing department personnel in the preparation of specifications, procurement and bidding procedures
* Negotiate with vendors for goods and services, considering the best possible price, quality, and on-time delivery
* Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, including claims against suppliers
* Review, evaluate, and approve or deny specifications for issuing and awarding bids
* Examine bids with buyers and counsel in making awards
* Oversee the preparation and processing of requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
* Work with Customer Service, Engineering, and Production departments in bid/contract write-up
* Maintain ITAR registration and licensing
* Oversee material classification for export control
* Prepare product/equipment paperwork
* Regularly brief the Vice President of Operations regarding procurement updates and concerns
* Provide guidance to the Inventory Supervisor to ensure effective management of the inventory control function and quality service to the Production department
* Support facility and corporate strategic goals
* Perform other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The list below is representative of the qualifications required to successfully fulfill the obligations of this position and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related technical field; equivalent work experience would be considered
* At least five years relevant purchasing experience in manufacturing; experience in a related industry strongly preferred
* Two or more years in a supervisory role
* Strong analytical, technical, and organizational skills
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office applications
* Relevant experience working in an MRP or ERP system strongly preferred
* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to effectively interact with people at all levels and functions
* Ability to organize, manage, and complete multiple tasks

_\* Sign on bonus is valid from 10/01/2022 to 12/31/2022. The sign on bonus will be paid in one lump sum payment on the first paycheck following 60 days of employment with Vermillion. Conditions to bonus include perfect attendance and no other disciplinary actions during the first 60 days of employment._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $80,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Wichita, KS 67217: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Management: 2 years (Preferred)
* Purchasing: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Vermillion Incorporated, Wichita , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Wichita, Kansas

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