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Purchasing Manager

Company: Aureon Consulting
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purchasing Manager
Monday - Friday 7am-4pm or 8am-5pm (on-site)
Direct Hire
Metals Industry experience would be a huge plus!
Purpose:
To create strategies and provide oversight for metal procurement and inventory control processes that maximize commodity resources opportunities while minimizing exposure to market price fluctuation.

Primary Duties:
As an individual contributors, this position will be responsible for development and implementation of goals and objectives of metal procurement with the corporate goals and objectives, which include;
Expected to follow all safety rules and policies and work in a manner that protects themselves and other stakeholders from hazards and injuries.
Create and administer the short and long term metals procurement strategy for the Company, including sourcing strategies within the secondary scrap markets.
Ensure material availability through the coordination of sounds logistical practice.
Assess and manage risk and/or exposure to metal market fluctuations.
Negotiate and execute fixed price metal agreements with our customers and our metal sources.
Manage purchasing, inventory and disposal of all metal materials consistent with policies and identified goals utilizing metal market information.
Develop, implement and maintain a system for vendor approval
Control costs.
Ensure that all daily, monthly and annual reports and forecasts are completed in a timely manner.
Provide a high level of leadership.
Lead process improvement initiatives.
Develop and ensure adherence to company policies and guidelines.
Ensure compliance with related regulations and maintain relevant files and records.
Provide and maintain a positive work environment.
Coordinate with other organizations and departments as needed to create a team environment.
Education:
Bachelor Degree Preferred; 5 years' experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Red Metal or Base metals procurement experience for a consumer preferred.
Experience with hedging principles.

Skill Requirements:
Strong negotiation ability; sound communicator; organizational, and analytical skills with the ability to plan work.
Must be able to communicate in English for all business / job related transactions.

Keywords: Aureon Consulting, Cedar Rapids , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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