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Purchasing Manager

  • Location:

    Forest Lake, Minnesota

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Full Time Direct Hire

  • Contact email:

    Jasleen Kaur

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Purchasing Manager

Forest Lake, Minnesota

Job ID:7673

Steel Construction industry

Metal Fabrication Experience 


Are you looking to make a career change to a stable company? This exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance and paid PTO.Does this position match your future career goals? Then this opportunity could be the right fit for you.


Proven working experience in a manufacturing environment.




Competitive Salary, Full time and Full Benefits




  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Develop and implement strategies to create an efficient supply chain and reduce commodity purchase costs
  • Develop reporting to show accurate costing data as well as comparative benchmarks.
  • Communicates with executives and gains approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies
  • Continuously comparison shops and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
  • Oversees supply chain management
  • Communicates with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight
  • Establish standard operating procedures for purchasing; monitor the effectiveness of procedures; revise and improve purchasing processes
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand



  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Proven working experience in a Steel Construction industry
  • Read blue prints
  • Shipping Experience 

Jasleen Kaur

Ajulia Executive Search is a search firm specializing in Manufacturing, Finance, IT, Legal and Pharmaceutical positions. This is a confidential search for one of our preferred clients. It is a direct hire position that includes competitive compensation and full comprehensive benefit package.