Purchasing Lead in Bristol, PA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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JobID: 372514

Purchasing Lead

Bristol, PA

Position Responsibilities:

The Purchasing Lead will manage the purchasing process from requisition to receipt by identifying proper sources, obtaining quotes and placing orders for material requests through an ERP system. This is a mission critical role that requires excellent communication, time management and collaboration skills. The right candidate must have outstanding customer service skills and be able to work within a team environment

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement preferred supplier strategy as set forth by Strategic Sourcing department
  • Overall management and ownership of non-stock purchasing from requisition to receipt for set client(s) to include;
  • Individual transaction negotiations delivering the best cost, quality and delivery timeframe in line with preferred supplier strategy.
  • Ownership and responsibility for acceptable time duration to convert requisitions to purchase orders
  • Ownership and responsibility for on time delivery performance
  • Proactive communication with suppliers when delivery dates are coming due
  • Proactive communication of problem transactions as well as proposed solutions, to client users
  • Proactive communication with field team relative to tracking orders, shipments, trouble shooting and responding to all other questions
  • Develop and drive countermeasures for underperforming key processes and/or material suppliers.
  • Identify communicate repeat non-stock purchases to proper category managers
  • Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve purchasing related problems.
  • Handle all invoice exceptions, including A/P match exceptions associated with purchasing and the expediting of open orders
  • Back up other accounts as needed