Robert Half Director of Purchasing in FRANKFORT, Indiana
Robert Half is currently working with a client looking to fill a Director of Purchaser position. This role will research vendors, products, and services and negotiate contracts for the best price and value. This may be the role for you if you are an experience purchaser with excellent communication, inventory management and analytical skills.
What you get to do every single day
You will understand, develop, maintain, manage, and control all facets of contract formation, negotiation and administration of both future and ongoing contracts with reference to suppliers, vendors, and service providers.
Work with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time
Write orders to refill stock based on inventory monitoring
Research and analyze potential services, vendors, and products, with the goal of getting the best price and quality
Participate in meetings with staff and other stakeholders
Negotiate contracts with clients and vendors
Perform cost analyses and write reports on purchases made
Keep records of purchased products up to date
Network with vendors and view new products at events, shows, and exhibitions
Inspect purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely
Requirements - Sound written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Quality negotiation and communication skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Associate's degree in Business Administration or related field preferred
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