Develops and administers purchasing improvement programs. Responsible for E&O management and mitigation.
May monitor factory level execution according to allocations.
Develops long-term relationships with senior management of strategic suppliers for materials, services and technology.
May be responsible for supply chain management for integrated assemblies.
Resolves receiving and invoice discrepancies and manages applicable metrics within the job scope.
Maintains accuracy of procurement database and material return to suppliers on a timely basis (where applicable).
With basic knowledge within their commodity area and a focus on more complex high value purchases, develops and fosters cooperative relationships while analyzing situations accurately and developing effective courses of action
Participates as a member of cross-functional teams and works across lines of business and functions to manage the cost of purchased materials against current standard cost and supports specific programs while uncovering material availability issues, technical matters, ideas and recommendations
Responsible for placing purchase orders for a variety of goods, services and materials as well as executing short range goals and following through on savings opportunities
Reviews necessary invoices with accounts payable and assists in analyzing vendor responses to performance
Manages purchasing role in supporting technology plans and managing data requirements as well as other various tools, requirements, specifications, quality levels, delivery, cost, risk and data integrity, while understanding procurement tools
Communicates to suppliers needs and expectations while providing feedback to the suppliers regarding their performance