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Robert Half Purchasing Manager in Fort Worth, Texas


We are seeking a Purchaser to join our team based in Fort Worth, Texas, 76177, United States. This role involves heading the Purchasing Team, procuring goods and services, and evaluating suppliers. You will be responsible for seeking the best quality at the lowest price, maintaining supplier lists, and establishing contracts.


• Forecast levels of demand for all inventory and non-inventory items to ensure stock is surplus with respect to maintaining desired inventory levels.

• Actively seek opportunities to improve quality, service, and cost of all materials and/or services.

• Identify and source new suppliers and vendors.

• Develop performance targets for suppliers to ensure a competitive sourcing environment, and track quality, technology, cost savings, and continuous improvement initiatives.

• Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier list.

• Manage Supplier Consolidation.

• Conduct comprehensive supplier analysis and screening for communication and presentation purposes.

• Work directly with the Accounting department to resolve cost-related issues on inventory and non-inventory items.

• Establish, implement, and maintain purchasing policies and procedures.

• Analyze complex supplier proposals and use decision-making tools and models, including financial and non-financial criteria to facilitate award recommendations.

• Work with operations team and sales team on scheduling and planning.

• Provide mentorship to less experienced Associates within Purchasing.

Requirements • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Purchaser role or related field

• Proficiency in ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning and ERP Solutions is required

• Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office Suites

• Experience in the Manufacturing industry is necessary

• Familiarity with Sage X3 software is an asset

• Proven skills in Purchasing Management and Purchasing Planning are essential

• Previous experience in Vendor Negotiation is a must

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team

• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills

• High level of organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field is preferred.

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