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Purchasing Supervisor

Job Description

The Purchasing Supervisor will be responsible for managing and overseeing all purchasing activities for a plumbing company. This includes managing a team of purchasing professionals, negotiating contracts and deals with suppliers, analyzing market trends, and ensuring the timely and cost-effective acquisition of high-quality products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of purchasing professionals and ensure the efficient and effective execution of purchasing activities.
  • Negotiate contracts and deals with suppliers to ensure the best possible prices and delivery times.
  • Analyze market trends to identify new products and suppliers and stay up-to-date with industry developments.
  • Ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of high-quality products and materials.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as engineering, operations, and finance to understand their needs and requirements.
  • Maintain supplier relationships and resolve any issues or disputes that arise.
  • Analyze and interpret data to make informed purchasing decisions and improve processes.
  • Ensure compliance with purchasing laws and regulations and company policies.
  • Attend industry events and trade shows to build relationships with suppliers and stay informed about industry developments.
  • Provide training and support to team members to help them develop their skills and achieve their goals.
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in purchasing or procurement, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  • Knowledge of plumbing industry, products, and suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Ability to maintain supplier relationships and negotiate contracts.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and market trends.
  • Knowledge of purchasing laws and regulations.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Willingness to travel as needed to meet with suppliers or attend industry events.

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1414 Grant Blvd Suite 1, Syracuse, NY 13208
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1414 Grant Blvd Suite 1, Syracuse, NY 13208
+1 315 299 4693
About Us
NJ Jones Plumbing, LLC is family owned & operated, New York State certified, Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and based in Syracuse, NY. Our employees are certified and registered through both Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection Plumbing Control, as well as our New York State Department of Labor apprenticeship program which gives our plumbers the ability to do plumbing work locally as well as Nationwide.

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