The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

Purchasing Manager

QC Conveyors

Company Description

For more than 35 years, QC Conveyors has been focused on providing our customers with reliable, easy to use conveyors systems that meet their needs and backing them up with world class service and support. Whether our customers are an end user looking to decrease their line’s downtime or an OEM putting our conveyor in a machine with their company name on it, QC Conveyors offers the quality, reliable product that our clients are looking for.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, coach, and develop team of Buyers
  • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies to support the needs of various departments.
  • Streamline current processes and centralize independent purchasing
  • Implement purchase order tracking and design company supply store
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft strategies to negotiate optimal payment terms
  • Coach internal team members on best practices as it pertains to negotiation tactics
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Evaluate existing agreements and contracts periodically to ensure optimal terms that reflect current market trends
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage, and mitigate risks associated with the purchasing process
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Competencies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • Eight or more years of related experience and/or training as Purchasing Manager, Agent or Officer
  • Proven experience with sourcing, negotiation, and vendor management
  • Knowledge of production and inventory controls functions
  • Ability to gather and analyze data
  • Possess strong leadership skills and networking capabilities
  • Ability to effectively present information, respond and draw valid conclusions
  • Displays regular interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email
  • Proficiency with ERP systems (Dynamics 365 Preferred)

 

QC Conveyors is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

We offer a competitive base compensation and a full benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) plan with company match.