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Job Description:/h3:
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for all aspects of material planning, vendor management and purchasing of raw material and components to support lock assembly, steel fabrication, electronic assembly, custom fabrication and safe assembly.
Primary job responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
:Directly supervise buyers and assist in cross:training and employee development
:Source new suppliers and develop strong working relationships with primary suppliers to maintain quality, provide competitive pricing and reduce lead times
:Work closely with sales, technical services and construction to develop forecasts to plan for short lead time product requirements
:Establish supplier kanbans, consignment inventory and/or direct vendor managed inventory programs to reduce inventory and material handling costs
:Negotiate supply contracts and blanket orders for steel, hardware, electronics and other high cost or high use items
:Manage the supply chain for long lead time, sole sourced and import components such as investment castings, motors and door hardware
:Develop and review material requirements plans based on order driven schedules to minimize part shortages while reducing inventory
:Meet annual cost savings goals through negotiated pricing, direct to stock and other programs that add value, reduce waste and reduce product lead times
:Monitor vendor performance and status of corrective action requests (CARS)
:Responsible for reviewing and executing Engineering Change Notices (ECN)
:Responsible for maintaining accurate cost data and resolving vendor payment issues
:Key participant in supporting new product development from prototype design through product launch
:Identify and implement continuous process improvements that support team, department and corporate goals
:Occasional travel for off:site meetings with suppliers
Sufficient education, supervisory experience and work experience to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the functions required by this job classification. Typically acquired through:
:Undergraduate degree with 5 years of purchasing and management experience in a steel manufacturing environment with annual revenue of 15 million plus. APICS Certification a plus.
:10 years of purchasing and management experience in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
:Detail oriented with strong oral and written communication skills
:Ability to comprehend engineering drawings for sourcing parts and components
:Experience with investment castings and other hard tooled products
:Experience in performing part and product cost analysis
:Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
:MRP/ERP System Experience
:Ability to work independently
:Ability to interface with team members, supervisors and employees at all levels
:Pre:employment Screening: Physical and Drug Screen, Background Checks: Criminal and Credit
Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Description:/h3:
Southern Folger Detention Equipment Company is synonymous with excellence and quality in product design, materials, and craftsmanship, as well as facility construction, service, repair and retrofit. By combining the strength of the two pioneer United States detention equipment manufacturers, Southern Steel founded in 1897, and Folger Adam established in 1905, Southern Folger equipment and workmanship can be found in thousands of facilities around the world, and our equipment is specified by design professionals that demand only the best.

With the knowledge of centuries of detention experience, today Southern Folgers operating divisions provide a single, integrated solution for this unique correctional environment by offering high security products combined with services specialized for the unique correctional environment: Security electronics integration, new construction, preventive maintenance, retrofit and up


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