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G-TECH Services, Inc. Sr. Purchasing Manager in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Position Description – To lead and manage the Supply Chain team in North America (from 3 to 5 people).Localize the supply chain as requested by Corporate.


  • Writing and monitoring of the yearly purchasing plan, according to the purchasing needs defined by the Headquarters;

  • Assessment plans for the long-term suppliers, choosing the best tools and strategies to ensure the highest levels of reliability in terms of product quality, delivery punctuality, economical sustainability in the middle-long time.

  • Assessment plans for new potential suppliers, in order to provide new supply opportunities.

  • Obtaining indirect materials and services necessary in the most cost effective and efficient manner following the purchasing strategy driven by the corporate supply chain manager and the supply chain manager of the base plant.

  • Searching, selecting and optimizing vendors to meet the factory’s demands within the budget, quality, price targets.

  • Providing value added service by proposing new alternatives to improve quality, prices and services given by vendors.

  • Ensure compliance with quality and legal regulations.

  • Maintain sustainable business relationship with vendors providing successful performance and encourage open competition among vendors through fair negotiation, competitive bidding and contract buying.

  • Searching for possible and optimum purchasing opportunities in local market for the supply of auxiliary materials and services and reporting the progression of these potential suppliers to corporate

  • Successfully develop/execute purchasing strategy for US

Education - Business, Marketing or Engineering Degree Required

Desired Experience - Minimum 7 years experience in purchasing role; 5 years leadership experience with preference given to candidates with manufacturing/plant purchasing experience.

Desired Knowledge/Skills –

Ø Auxiliary materials products knowledge.

Ø Quality System ISO/TS requirements BASIC knowledge.

Ø ERP (SAP preferred)

Ø Communication skills (in an international business environment preferred)

Ø Negotiating skills.

Ø MS Office

Category Digital Marketing

Function Marketing

Req ID JN -032019-111013

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