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Purchasing Manager

Company: Firebolt Group
Location: Wixom
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

READY TO IGNITE YOUR CAREER? The Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing goods and managing companywide inbound shipments. The Position will perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals, and manage suppliers. The Purchasing Manager will play a key function to the success of the manufacturing team by ensuring sufficient levels of inventory are always available in a fast paced environment. About Us For over 25 years, Firebolt has been engineering and delivering innovative brand experience materials and platforms for global brands and retailers. As an ISO 14001:2015 manufacturer, Firebolt achieves performance goals by leveraging its dynamic engineering, production and logistics talent and capabilities, while maximizing its facilities in the USA, UK and China. From custom, edge-lit LED signage and innovative point-of-sale displays to event data capture and journey analytics, Firebolt delivers brand extension solutions at scale with unmatched quality and precision. Why Us? Firebolt Group Inc is a global, "World-Class" manufacturer of signage and displays for some of the most iconic brands in the world. We offer: Great Benefits Competitive Wages Firebolt's commitment to preserve our natural ecosystem Extensive product penetration with teams across the global We are proudly recognized by many organizations for our services provided, environmental efforts, and work place standards. Responsibilities: Negotiate optimal terms and price reductions with all vendors Adhere to Company's sustainable procurement policy and support Eco friendly initiatives Manage company inventory and inventory processes Maintain excellent knowledge of HS Codes and tariff costings Strategic long-term planning that allows for cost reduction and improved outcomes Continuous improvement of supply base by eliminating and replacing underperforming vendors Source and procure components, finished goods while delegating the purchasing activity of MRO items Manage all inbound logistics from China and communicate delays to internal teams Work with multiple departments to solve discrepancies and provide needed support in a timely manner Work with executive management on various corporate initiatives Work with suppliers to optimize freight outcomes and ensuring proper HTS codes are utilized Manage incoming drop shipments with entire supply base domestically and overseas Monitor inventory levels calculating EOQ, and reducing overall inventory held while increasing inventory turn rates Manage disposition of non-conforming materials Manage two direct reports What you need: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration preferred Minimum of 3-5 years of industry experience Leadership skills with calculated, sound decision making Comfortable performing in a fast paced multi-faceted environment Excellent communication and time management skills Strong negotiating skills Strong communication skills with an enthusiastic personality Technology Savvy Attention to Detail and Problem Solving Skills Creative Mind with Ability to Suggest and Implement Improvements Purchasing: 3 years (Required) ERP/MRP or other software experience to manage inventoryVisit for additional company informationJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridaySupplemental pay types: Bonus payEducation: Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience: Purchasing: 3 years (Preferred) Managing/Leadership: 3 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Firebolt Group, Detroit , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Wixom, Michigan

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