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We Have an Opening for a Full Time Purchasing Manager
Objective: The Purchasing Manager is responsible for creating, implementing and adjusting the procurement strategy. This includes setting goals/targets in line with company objectives and fully utilizing the purchasing team through effective leadership, management and talent development of all team members.
Great negotiator -- strong understanding of value proposition, leverage and generating win-win scenarios for both companies.
Fast learner - innate ability to quickly take in new information and apply immediately
Effective communicator -- skilled at communicating concisely and with clarity for verbal, written and non-verbal styles.
Driven/Competitive -- ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has a desire to be great in all facets of professional career. Motivated individuals who strive for continuous improvement in what they do are vital and valued by our organization.
Understanding of industry -- prior experience and knowledge of agriculture, animal health industry and/or a rebate driven industry is desired.
Exceptional skills in Excel, Integration of data/tables and utilizing these skills to aid in real time data analysis to make decisions as timely as possible.
Ability to create/maintain relationships -- utilizing these relationships to stay aware and connected to market conditions and keep the company on leading edge of all market pricing (pricing in to resellers and pricing out to customers)
Great mentor -- passion for leading, teaching, growing and developing all team members to reach their max potential.
Critical thinker -- constantly aware of changing market and always seeking new opportunities to change to improve position of company to succeed.
Two year degree or higher preferred in one of the following areas: business administration, business management, accounting, procurement or supply chain management.
Experience: Prior inventory, purchasing or accounting experience preferred. Understanding or exposure to livestock or animal health industry is a plus. Experience working with a rebate based industry is preferred. Experience managing people for a minimum of 3 years is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
More details about this position or to apply go to www.pipestonesystem.com
Location/Region: Pipestone, MN (US - 56164)