Crimson Consulting Group
Job Title Purchasing Manager
Location White Plains, NY
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Purchasing Manager
New Rochelle, NY

Compensation: $100k +

Here's a Super Opportunity to join a well established and growing dynamic building materials distributor located just north of New York City. Bring your buying experience and knowledge of building materials and join this great Company. This is a career opportunity with plenty of growth! Here's the base position description:

Achieve a cost-effective procurement of inventory across the Company.

Establish a centralized procurement and leverage our buying base.

Achieve an optimal balance of inventory levels in order to limit stock outs and serve customer demand, as well as maximize inventory turns as best possible.


Purchasing: Negotiate with vendors for purchases; negotiating fair prices, turns and service guarantees. Place purchase orders and determine delivery locations with consideration of; (a) Company internal transfer costs, and (b) vendor delivery costs. Maintain, build and foster vendor relationships. Inventory & Stock review: Determine timing and quantity of purchases by reviewing; (a) existing inventory levels (in the overall company and at branch levels), (b) sales trends & inventory turn trends, and (c) market conditions such as vendor lead times. Foresee vendor rebates and plan purchases accordingly. Identify accurate minimum and maximum stock levels. Support in the monitoring of excess and obsolete inventory. Recommend branch transfers, promotional specials, etc… to reduce the inventory. Support margin improvement - provide guidance and information on cost increases and corresponding price increases. Work within the HQ Buyer team on departmental goals & objectives & support branch initiatives. Assist Accounts Payable in rectifying pricing and receiving discrepancies.

Qualifications ▪ Business related degree from a reputable institution or equivalent professional qualification along with 3 to 5 years experience working in a similar capacity. Proven ability to successfully negotiate with multiple vendors on purchasing items (delivery, price, quantity). Solid background in inventory control, minimum / maximum settings, inventory turn analysis and recommending & implementing corrective actions. Superior analytical skills and the ability to compile and analyze large amounts of information and summarize in an easily understood format. Technical expertise in navigating and administering software programs, i.e., Company ERP system, and a working knowledge of MS Office; Excel, Word, Outlook. Residential & Commercial Roofing product knowledge, in addition to general building product knowledge, is highly desirable. Strong written, verbal and communication skills are required as well as the judgment and discretion needed to respond to confidential information.

Submit your resume right away if you're qualified for this role.