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Director of Distribution Purchasing

Company: LEESAR INC
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Full Time Salary Range: Undisclosed Job Shift: Day Please note: LeeSar/CSF is obligated to follow OSHA's temporary emergency standards and will be requiring that associates be either fully vaccinated or submit to weekly testing and wear face masks/coverings while the standard continues in place. This policy may change as needed to comply with new or revised requirements. POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Distribution Purchasing will lead the strategic identification, development, and execution of the purchasing operation that works across organizational lines JOB DUTIES: 1. DEPENDABILITY & RELIABILITY:

  • Identify and escalate safety issues
  • Ability to follow detailed directions with or without supervision
  • Self-motivated, excellent at multi-tasking, detail-oriented 2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
    • The Director will be responsible for the direction of the materials management and purchasing functions to achieve service and inventory goals as well as the development of new processes to drive service level improvements. 3. JOB KNOWLEDGE:
      • Director will be responsible for the inventory purchased for the distribution center. This includes exceeding company goals for inventory turns.
      • Provide analytical and planning support for the development, implementation and management of strategies, policies, procedures and material control systems that drive improvements toward world class service levels and inventory management throughout the supply chain. 4. QUALITY OF WORK:
        • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
        • Contributes to and maintains a good professional working rapport with all customers, patients, employees and vendors.
        • Ensure that all vendors meet or exceed contract obligations and responsibilities.
        • Lead periodic and semiannual physical inventories
        • Lead purchasing function to minimize the overall purchasing costs without compromising quality or reliability of supply.
        • Manage department skills for current and future needs through organization structure, role development, and individual growth and development of staff. 5. ADHERENCE TO COMPANY POLICIES:
          • Maintain strict confidentiality of all materials, information and records.
          • Follow established policies and procedures including safety and precautions.
          • Direct and oversee all purchasing functions and staff. Develop purchasing policies and procedures to meet company goals. 6. COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION & ENGAGEMENT:
            • Works closely with Pack Operations to improve production efficiency.
            • Collaborate with various internal teams, including Customer Service, Centralized Purchasing, Operations, and Finance, to support the demand planning and forecasting process. Communicate shortages and constraints.
            • Administratively responsible for Sterile Processing Distribution Center. 7. PRODUCTIVITY:
              • Must be able to effectively communicate with executive management to provide the status of department. If applicable, this would include presenting policy changes, their justification and their effect on schedules and resources.
              • Organize and analyze monthly/quarterly bulk buys
              • Manages projects and rollouts, and works cross-functionally with all departments in order to meet the wide variety of purchasing needs.
              • Review weekly/monthly reports to ensure all required actions are taken
              • Lead process improvement and problem solving initiatives. 8. PROBLEM-SOLVING (CREATIVITY & INITIATIVE):
                • Organize the vendor list into appropriate work groups and work closely with the buyer/planners to support and guide the department in their effort to achieve its business goals and produce deliverables with the specified time frames.
                • Establish purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems, and procedures that will achieve our strategic objectives
                • Identify, evaluate, and capitalize on opportunities to reduce purchasing costs by improving the organizations buying patterns and supply channels. EDUCATION:
                  • B.A. or B.S. Degree required with relevant (operations, business, logistics, etc.) field of study required
                  • 5-10 years of experience in supply and inventory planning, previous experience preferably in company of similar construct.
                  • 2+ years with experience managing others in purchasing or inventory control.
                  • Demonstrated experience and adaptability driving process change in use of ERP system.
                  • Strong working knowledge of inventory planning, forecasting techniques as well as purchasing systems and platforms. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: General Requirements (has the ability to...)
                    • Sit
                    • Stand
                    • Walk
                    • Climb
                    • Kneel
                    • Crouch or Squat
                    • Twist
                    • Maintain Balance
                    • Reach Required Lifting (ability to lift...)
                      • 25 to 34 lbs Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to...)
                        • Work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment
                        • Make decisions under high pressure
                        • Cope with confrontation and assist with problem resolution
                        • Concentrate
                        • Handle a high degree of flexibility
                        • Handle multiple priorities in stressful situations
                        • Ability to work alone or in groups
                        • Demonstrate high degree of patience
                        • Adapt to shift work
                        • Work in areas that are close and crowded Pushing / Pulling/Maneuvering (ability to push, pull, and maneuver)
                          • 25 to 34 lbs Sensory Requirements (has ability for...)
                            • Far Vision
                            • Near Vision
                            • Depth Perception
                            • Hearing Normal Speech
                            • Telephone Use
                            • Visual acuity necessary to ensure accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the job Skills (ability to...)
                              • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
                              • Demonstrate proficiency in Excel and Word
                              • Manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
                              • Be self-directed
                              • Proactively prioritize customer needs Hand Manipulation (ability with...)
                                • Simple Grasping
                                • Firm Grasping
                                • Fine Manipulation
                                • Use of Keyboards
                                • Manual dexterity necessary to perform tasks Others
                                  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks
                                  • Be physically present at job site as scheduled
                                  • Hours may flex depending on shift needs LeeSar is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free/Tobacco-Free Workplace

Keywords: LEESAR INC, Fort Myers , Director of Distribution Purchasing, Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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