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Purchasing Supervisor - Springfield, OH

Konecranes Inc
Springfield, OH 45502
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Konecranes Inc

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category

Country: United States
Location: Springfield, OH, US
Employment type: Fixed Term

Country: Yhdysvallat (US)
Location: Springfield
, Ohio (US-OH)
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

POSITION TITLE: Purchasing Supervisor

The Purchasing Supervisor will manage and supervise the day-to-day activities of the buying/planning group. Focusing on the purchasing/planning of materials, products and service along with logistic issues.

  • The Supervisor will manage, delegate, and assign priority to the buyer/planners
  • Working closely with the Materials and Production staffs practicing good materials management practices, the Purchasing Supervisor will schedule resources and monitor the department's performance to ensure that production needs are met and materials management targets are met or exceeded.
  • The Purchasing Supervisor will effectively manage and coordinate sourcing and negotiating strategies for key spend areas to achieve both short and long term savings targets
  • Ensure the department follows all factory safety practices and procedures.
  • Able to analyze forecast and demand history to assess present and future material needs and availability
  • Will be involved in the selecting and maintaining the supplier base
  • Ensures all practices and procedures comply with audit requirements and meet operational standards.
  • Working directly with the buying staff and regional procurement, participate in strategic sourcing activities.
  • Able to measure and track performance as related to spend categories
  • Supervise proper shift allocations and ensure the efficiency of all assigned staff.
  • In consultation with the Materials Manager the Supervisor will organize, schedule, and/or conduct training activities for the staff.
  • The Purchasing Supervisor will be responsible people management' of the buying team and will include human resource related issues, such as conducting performance reviews of assigned personnel. Additionally, the Purchasing Supervisor will be responsible for taking the required disciplinary action (up to and including employee dismissal).
  • Participates in new product introductions
  • Prepares required departmental reporting
  • Resolves supplier reclamations
  • Other duties as required

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in related field

EXPERIENCE: 4 to 6 years of supervisory experience. The Certified Purchasing Management Expert (CPME) or Purchasing Certification (SPSM) preferred, but not required. Strong written skills and the ability to effectively communicate both internally and externally. Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point is essential. Strong organizational, analytical and negotiating skills. Working knowledge/understanding of SAP/ERP systems. Thorough understanding of financial impact of decision.

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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. .


Posted: 2021-03-12 Expires: 2021-04-13

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