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« Back to Search Purchasing Manager
Tuscaloosa, AL

Salary: $12.00 to $16.00 per hour
Date Posted: February 6, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 298442

Job Description

Pridestaff has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Manager with a great local Tuscaloosa business.

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for buying the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive prices.  Maintaining records of goods ordered and goods received.  

Job Duties:

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels and communicating with management
  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts as needed and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Developing a purchasing strategy
  • Assisting Operations with production and installation scheduling
  • Producing reports as needed using computer software
  • Evaluating bids as needed and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Start Weekly Inventory Assessments of all departments to keep track of what is in stock (using spreadsheet)

Pay will be dependent upon experience