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Chemical Purchasing Manager

Company name
Ultimate Staffing

La Habra, CA

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One of our clients is seeking a Purchasing Manager to effectively manage vendor relations, pricing and negotiation, and inventory control.  This position will direct all activities in the purchasing department as well as negotiate with vendors for the purchase of all chemicals, supplies, equipment and packaging. This position will also hire, mentor, train and manage the purchasing staff. Successful candidate will be interfacing with the sales/marketing department with issues such as; forecasting new business, slow moving product, obsolete inventory, and changes in customer buying patterns.

Additional responsibilities include:

- Maintaining and improving standards relating to strategic sourcing activities and outside manufacturing

- Maintaining and improving vendor relationships including consolidation of vendors

- Implementing supply chain process improvement initiatives

- Implementing inventory reduction programs and initiatives designed to reduce; inventory levels, slow moving, and dead stock

- Designing and implementing purchasing process improvements for items, parts and expenses

- Inventory analysis, reconciliation, and implementing controls for safeguarding assets

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

BA/BS degree in chemistry or chemical engineering preferred

Minimum of five years of purchasing experience; three in a supervisory capacity

Demonstrated success in any of the following industries:

Chemical Distribution or Manufacturing

Custom Blending

Process Manufacturing

MRP experience

Product Management experience

Process improvement skills

Strong record of initiating cost savings

Skill at negotiating purchasing agreements and contracts

Excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills

Superb employee management, mentoring and training skills

Exceptional problem solving abilities

Proficiency in windows based software programs, MRP software and Microsoft Office

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

CPM or APICS certifications desirable

Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of management and between departments

Company info

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Company Profile
Ultimate Staffing Services and its sister divisions, Ledgent (accounting and finance staffing), Ledgent Technology (technology professionals) and Adams & Martin Group (legal staffing) recognize that we have a unique opportunity to do something special. Our company is a vehicle for many to enhance lives. The ability to fulfill our promise, "We love to create remarkable experiences, every person, every time®", is an ambitious goal and within our reach. The passion that resonates from our coworkers, Ambassadors and customers as we fulfill this promise defines this journey and propels us into the future

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