Indirect Procurement Manager

Indirect Procurement Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Indirect Procurement Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate long term and blanket contracts;
  • Research vendors to determine best options and make recommendations by evaluating total cost and quality of indirect materials and services;
  • Source suppliers, develop suppliers, and build mutual beneficial relationships with suppliers;
  • Develop strategic sourcing / purchasing plans that support the future profitability of the business;
  • Analyze current spend and find areas to improve service, reduce costs, and streamline purchasing procedures;
  • Work closely with operations and finance to develop and implement MRO inventory management system;
  • Find creative cost-outs in purchasing policies and with vendor processes;
  • Highly involved with sourcing and procuring capital equipment; integral of capital investment team;
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies for highest spend, greatest complexity, and most critical/strategic categories;
  • Ensure tactical execution of purchasing activities to meet routine business needs;
  • Provide direction and support to teams for initiatives critical to the business;
  • Identify and leverage company-wide spend opportunities;
  • Develop implementation strategy, responsibility assignments, communication plans, and timelines;
  • Conduct thorough spend analysis, develop methodology and metrics tools to track progress;
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to gather category requirements and specifications from departments and category subject matter experts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Excellent leadership skills;
  • Manufacturing experience.