Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Purchasing Lead

  • Job Tag: #LI-KF1
  • Posted: July 29,2022

The Purchasing Lead ensures that Production is never without the parts it needs to fulfill and customer’s order on time.


  • Manages the delivery and inventory of raw materials and purchased components to ensure that production schedules are met without delay.
  • Ensures that the total cost of purchased material, in-process goods, and finished goods, and inventories is optimized through vetted vendor selection, order quantity, cost, and delivery lead times and on-time completion of purchase orders.
  • Maintains good working relationships with vendors through regular active engagement processes of quoting, quality assessment, costing, and delivery schedule.
  • Keeps contractual agreements with suppliers up to date.
  • Works with Engineering resources to ensure purchase order engineering specifications correlate to current engineering standards.
  • Handles warranty claims with vendors.
  • Proactively communicates costing changes to Sales.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree
  • Two to seven years' experience in managing purchasing processes preferred.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.

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