Entrepreneurial minded organization looking for Director of Purchasing for their consumer goods company in Novi. This is a Director level, highly relationship driven position. The right candidate will have:
• Minimum of ten years’ experience in purchasing, supply chain or category management in a hands on, entrepreneurial, high energy and fast paced environment.
• People centric management style to train, develop and support purchasing agents in making strategic decisions aligned with the company product lines.
• Solid understanding of ‘spot buys’ and be able to quickly make decisions regarding purchasing large quantities quickly, strong negotiating skills
This position is different than most traditional purchasing roles. We are looking for someone who knows process and procedures of course, but is more motivated and energized by making things happen, including partnering with the sales team to educate on product lines. Purchasing drives sales, not the other way around; interesting combination of purchasing with sales in mind. Career path position, eventually potentially leading to Leadership role within the company. Direct hire, excellent (Executive level) compensation and benefit package, entrepreneurial environment. Please forward resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org