Purchasing Manager

Portland, OR, USA Req #490
Thursday, September 15, 2022
This position is with our company Nuance Systems, which is a total solution provider where our expertise applies to the Semiconductor, Solar LED and other disruptive high-tech markets. We excel in ampoule (bubble) design & fabrication and in manufacturing turnkey Integrated Systems.

SUMMARY:  The Purchasing Manager is responsible for the management of procurement activities through development, implementation and management of commodity purchasing, strategic sourcing and supplier relationships.  Accountable for achievement of budget and schedule performance objectives related to materials and services.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;

To perform the job successfully, this position must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

·            Supplier setup and negotiations.

·            Inventory Management/planning.

·            Manage and monitor purchasing activities to ensure proper purchases are made.

·            Manage and monitor purchasing personnel.

·            Reporting activities and performance to senior level management.

·            Equipment purchases.

·            Raw material management and supplier assignments.

·            AP support.

·            Trainer for Use of ERP System and buying related processes.

·            Use of ERP system.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage Purchasing team personnel

 

SPECIFICATIONS and QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·           Strong customer-service orientation.

·           Good organizational skills.

·           Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

·           Effectively present information and field questions in a thoughtful and professional manner

·           Maintain a calm approach when faced with disagreement or differences of opinion; manage confrontation productively.

·           High energy level, self-motivated and directed, with a keen attention to detail.

·           Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

·           Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

·           Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive personnel information.

·           Experience setting, communicating, and achieving goals.

·           Proficiency with computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Project and Outlook.

·           Ability to write status reports and general business correspondence; present information and respond to questions from individuals or groups.

 

Education and/or experience

·            Operational experience and construction of OEM equipment.

·            5+ years experience.

·            Skillful in or knowledgeable understanding of the following areas; process steps and milestones, interaction with the customer and internal company personnel in a professional manner.

Language skills

·           Experience setting, communicating, and achieving goals.

·           Proficiency with computer applications including MS Word, Excel, Project and Outlook.

·           Ability to write status reports and general business correspondence; present information and respond to questions from individuals or groups.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply mathematical skills and analyze performance trends in data; Demonstrated experience applying structured problem-solving and decision-making tools and methods.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to analyze financial information, identify discrepancies and provide solutions; Ability to identify problems, collect information, establish facts, and suggest solutions; Ability to develop and support conclusions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift and move material. The employee frequently is required to walk, bend, lift and use arms, hands and fingers to reach, lift, handle, and feel products.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move products up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics include periodic noise increases, although for the most part the environment is usually quiet.  Safety glasses and other required protection should be worn when out in the shop area.

CPS (an Exyte Group Company) is a group of manufacturing and design companies providing innovative product solutions to the semiconductor, life science, chemical processing, gas systems, wastewater, mining, power generation and other industries. We provide a broad range of products & services including liquid, chemical, and gas storage, blending, and delivery control, pre-fabricated high purity process utility modules, corrosive fume exhaust duct, and airflow control devices. With the breadth of our product offerings and engineering capabilities we can offer broad turnkey solutions or targeted niche products depending on our customer’s needs and desires.

 

BENEFITS:
Critical Process System Group offers competitive compensation and a complete benefits package that includes:
Annual Performance-Based Bonuses, Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Short/Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance. 401k deferral and match program, PTO and Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program.

Extras:

Paid Volunteer Time Off, Above & Beyond Recognition, Birthday Recognition, Wellness Program with challenges, incentives and rewards all year!  

 

If you are looking for a future with a company known for its inventiveness and passion for progress, look no further...... your career is right here!

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