Posted 3 weeks ago

Purchasing Manager

Company: Northstar Metal
Category: Purchasing

 Glendale Heights

Type: Full Time

Northstar Metals in Glendale Heights is looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager to join their team! This individual will be responsible for managing purchasing and inventory in a manufacturing setting, and will be devising policies and procedures in the areas of procurement and inventory control. Applicants can send their resume to For more details, click on this link: Purchasing Manager (Glendale Heights) – Northstar Metals

  • Primary responsibilities:
     Ensure all inventory locations are well organized with documented procedures to
    maintain accuracy and cleanliness
     Ensure incoming products have documented process for receipts to stocking locations
     Determine adequate stocking levels throughout facility
     Analyze data and statistics
     Ensure materials and parts in the supply chain meet the minimum requirements for
    quality assurance standards
     Consider quality, availability, reliability and price when purchasing products for best
    value for company
     Request proposals from various vendors and distributors for all supplies
     Issue purchase orders when required
     Validate product exchanges and returns
     Ensure material are readily available for production use as and when required
     Ensure any materials that are late and are holding up production are expedited in an
    appropriate manner
     Develop and manage VMI programs where applicable to increase cash flow for company
     Ensure sub-contractor process are well defined and executable
     Drive towards Lean manufacturing principles in all areas
     Utilize ERP system to the fullest ability
     Arrange for safe transit of product where not defined
     Isolate and identify areas for improvement
     Follow all safety procedures and wear proper PPE when required