Purchasing Manager

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $120,000 - $150,000.

Purchasing Manager – Permanent – Austin, TX – $120,000 - $150,000.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Purchasing Manager in Austin, TX.

Role Description

Procurement within is going through a period of enormous transformation – we are enabling digital procurement solutions, embedding processes, and building an organization to deliver this.
The role will focus on 3 key areas as this transformation takes place.
Ensuring requirements are met as it grows.
As our new digital solution comes online, embedding the technology across all procurement categories and geographies.
Implementing the Global Procurement Policy, establishing robust, value adding processes for the US Market

• Build the processes and procedures for this department. An increase in volume and a change to the current procurement structure will mean a different outlook is needed.
• Purchase of a broad range of goods and service to support all current and future growth.
• Build relationships with our colleagues Globally
• Build, Maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.
• Monitor market trends and ensure we are ahead of the curve.
• Monitor costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction and value creation opportunities.
• Supporting LCU on its growth journey knowing when to push and when to pull as change happens.
• The successful candidate will need to navigate a complex stakeholder environment, where process and governance have yet to be established.
• Our strategic plan places an urgency on the business to strike the balance between robust systems & processes and enabling us to grow as an organization.
• Global – All Regions where are present.

Skills & Requirements

• Able to manage time effectively, prioritize and achieve set tasks.
• Experience within procurement and supply chain, management of change within this domain
• Excellent communicator capable of establishing solid, professional relationships.
• Innovative mindset, able to generate new ideas and translate them into tangible results.
• Comfort with change, the ability to lean into uncertainty, be flexible and adaptable throughout.
• Knowledge of stakeholder groups across

• Experience preferably gained within Automotive / Manufacturing / Technology sectors.
• Ability to formulate and present recommendations to senior stakeholders.

Benefits/Other Compensation:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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