Snelling Staffing


Purchasing Manager


Full Time

Branchburg, US

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $100000 - $120000/Year

Reports to: President & CEO

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Prepare and process purchase orders by verifying specifications and price also obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items.
  • Ensure that purchasing documents are complete and accurate and include appropriate and reasonable terms and conditions.
  • Evaluate suppliers by considering price, cost-efficiency, product quality, reliability, capability, availability and other criteria.
  • Negotiate price and contracts with vendors and suppliers to obtain the best deals or volume discount on behalf of the company.
  • Initiate cost-saving programs where feasible.
  • Build and maintain positive, long-term key supplier relations to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance with terms of contracts.

Inventory Management

  • Responsible for total company inventory, including monitoring inventory levels and performing periodic cycle counts or full physical inventories.
  • Coordinate with managers to maintain inventory levels.
  • Responsible for expediting shipments from our vendors if the need exists.
  • Responsible for receipts, receiving documentation and inventories cross with A/P Department.
  • Track purchases and shipments and identify that the goods came in on time.
  • In the event of problems, trace shipments and follow up on undeliverable goods.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Arrange freight transportation if needed.
  • Occasional travel to our Souderton, PA facility to review inventory levels.

Requirements, Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred.
  • Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position (required)
  • Strong organization and documentation skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven negotiation skills.
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies

Able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner.

Highly motivated team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.

Able to personally provide high level of interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing identified needs.

Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.

Able to plan, schedule, organize, and follow up on tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or ahead of established time frames.

Able to be flexible and supportive, able to positively and proactively assimilate change in rapid growth environment.

Proven skills in identifying issues, developing creative solutions and options, and following through with implementing resolutions.

Previous implementation of an MRP system would be a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Branchburg, NJ: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Purchasing Managment: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Inventory management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • ERP systems: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Posted a week ago

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