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Director of Purchasing

Enfield, Connecticut

Our client is a global manufacturer of medical laboratory equipment and supplies with sales over $1BB.
 
Their USA headquarters is near Springfield MA (right at the border of CT), in an area that's well known for its high quality of life and lower cost of living.
 

Much their products are assembled from dozens or hundreds of subcomponents, (like chemistry testing sets, microscopes, analyzing equipment), so they need an individual who is very strong in the two key aspects of managing a supply chain: procurement and raw materials warehouse logistics.

Very competitive compensation, benefits, work environment, career advancement potential, and relocation assistance are all part of the deal.

Job Description

The Director of Purchasing will
 

  • report to the President
  • oversee the global purchasing team
  • develop and lead a strong supply chain strategy (using score cards etc) with an strong emphasis with all of the components being purchased, including circuit boards, plastics, and metal products.
  • manage the raw materials warehouse operation

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Ability to work without the need for immigration sponsorship
  • Ability to live and work near Springfield MA
  • Degree
  • Experience leading the purchasing of components used by a manufacturing operation
  • Experience managing warehouse logistics
  • Experience in accurately developing and executing budgets
  • Detail oriented
  • Reliable
  • Professional

Pluses

  • Any experience with medical products
  • Language skills in German or French

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