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Director of Purchasing - Consumer Goods

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 382451/001_1568238321
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/09/2019
  • Director of Purchasing - Consumer Goods
  • Upper Level Management
  • Greensboro, NC

An international Health and Wellness organization is looking for a Director of Purchasing to lead and manage the overall operations of the Purchasing Department in Greensboro, NC!

The Director of Purchasing will ensure a continuous supply of goods and high inventory turns, while managing and developing procurement strategies. The individual will maintain supplier relationships, domestic and international, to ensure effective business relationships.

The Sr. Director of Procurement's Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying, recommending, and implementing forecasting processes for inventory levels that will meet company goals while reducing overall costs.
  • Overseeing day-to-day inventory requirements for capital expenditures, employee equipment and supplies, and facilities.
  • Monitoring back-orders, expiration's, and other potential inventory issues and appropriately informing Product Managers.
  • Driving product line purchasing initiatives that will ensure company goals/objectives.
  • Identify, develop and evaluate best practice policies and procedures for purchasing goods and services.

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

  • 5+ years of experience in corporate purchasing and procurement consumer products-related industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or a related field (Master's/MBA preferred).
  • Strong management experience.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prove strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
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