• Manager, Procurement

    Work Location US-NC-Greensboro
    Category
    Finance
    Division
    Finance
  • Specific Responsibilities

    Responsible for all phases of the procurement process from supplies to services. He/She provides direction and development for staff in Greensboro. This position will also manage all vendor bids, lead internal training and implementation for Purchasing initiatives, and assisting internal GBG customers in constructing business terms on all contracts prior to legal approval.

     

    • Reduce Spending by establishing annual performance targets, ensuring substantial savings via standardization of product, negotiations, process or product changes
    • Develop programs and benchmarks for Purchasing by reviewing all previously independent contracts and spending activity, integrating departmental buys into a central purchasing function.
    • Deliver cost savings, value analysis and process redesign in accordance with department’s goals.
    • Develop and support strong supplier base to assist growing businesses that meet our specific requirements to provide excellent quality goods and services at the best value.
    • Identify key projects and areas for including purchasing expertise throughout the businesses.
    • Manage and develop team members; assist in the leadership and development of strategic planning and performance measurements of the department.
    • Provide management back-up for the Procurement Director.
    • Communicate effectively with all internal customers, suppliers, and team members to ensure the flow of critical information.
    • Manage or assist in managing all major procurement contracts and bids.
    • Lead all internal training for Purchasing initiatives.

    Skills and Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, required.
    • Bachelor’s degree or five years of equivalent experience at a managerial level in retail support operations
    • Five years’ experience in the purchasing or related material management field with supervisory experience
    • Knowledgeable in bidding and supply chain principals
    • Strong oral and written communications skills, analytical skills.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Experience with purchase order systems a plus.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to multi-task in a changing environment.
    • Ability to create ad hoc reports and analysis.

    GBG USA Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

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