Purchasing Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
What We’re Looking For:
Global Manufacturer specialist in the Aerospace industry which designs, manufacturers and services more than 300 customers in 30 countries seeks a Purchasing Manager to join their expanding team.  In this role, you will be responsible for negotiating major supplier contracts to achieve cost reductions, improved payment terms, inventory reduction and terms and conditions executing and leading the day-to-day procurement activities.
What We Need (Done):
  • Manage day-to-day execution of the purchasing function.
  • Analyze market and delivery conditions to advise business managers of procurement strategies.
  • Perform product and process analysis for cost reduction, departmental quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Perform supplier risk assessments.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams for problem solving, root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Enhance procurement process and system robustness by proposing, implementing, and standardizing best practices. 
  • Promote knowledge sharing including lessons learned, best practice, and other benchmarking.
  • Develop purchasing strategies, partner with suppliers, and negotiate discounts.
What You’ll Need (to be successful in this role):
  • B.S. Degree in Business or related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of Procurement/Purchasing experience is required in a fast paced manufacturing environment Or equivalent combination of education and experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading developing and coaching purchasing teams.
What We're Offering You: 

In exchange for your excellent work, we offer the following compensation:
  • Semi Annual Bonuses!
  • 4/9-1/4 Work Week- Work Life Balance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Matching 401k
  • Tuition Assistance up to 10,000 per year!

Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
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