Global Materials and Logistics Manager

Kearneysville, WV

Post Date: 06/19/2017 Job ID: Herndon429 Industry: Manufacturing

Axiom Staffing Group is seeking to fill the position of Global Materials and Logistics Manager for our client located in Kearneysville, WV.  This is a full time, permanent opportunity.  The Global Materials and Logistics Manager will manage the activities of the purchasing department; will purchase materials and supplies at an optimal price and delivery cycle while maintaining lowest possible inventory levels.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all aspects of material planning, sourcing, supplier negotiations including contracts performance and relationship management
  • Work with outside vendors on coordination of projects and deliveries
  • Maintain adequate stock levels using MRP, forecasting and delivery requirements
  • Negotiate with vendors for best price, lead times, quality, terms and conditions
  • Pursue new vendors in a global environment
  • Conduct supplier audits to minimize risk and ensure business continuity
  • Maintain multiple sources to minimize risk and ensure business continuity
  • Supply supporting information for annual budgeting
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of supply inventory maintenance, disbursement and storage systems
  • Excellent communication, and negotiation skills to obtain the most cost effective prices and contract terms for goods purchased
  • Experience in managing a global supply chain
  • Strong communication skills. Professional ethics, tactful and courteous in dealing with vendors.
  • Excellent planning, organization and negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to operate in a tactical and strategic role as needed
  • Ability to supervise and direct staff
  • BS/BA in business or related field + 5 years of experience in a global procurement environment
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