Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

Company Summary:

Windsor Windows & Doors, a national manufacturer of windows and patio doors, is seeking a Purchasing Manager for the West Des Moines, IA location.

Position Summary:

This individual will have the responsibility for all activities and functions related to the materials supply and procurement including managing supplier negotiations and assuring procurement continuity. Manage daily functions for purchasing and inventory control. As a key leader of the site leadership team, the Purchasing Manager directs and coordinates resources and activities of people engaged in the purchase and distribution of materials/equipment. The Purchasing Manager works closely with the production team to optimize material flow.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Oversees activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery and use of commodity • Supplier management including communication, optimization, negotiation on contracts, corrective action for vendors • Resolve scheduling issues • Field questions on product, procedure, etc. • Review orders for special items processing • Maintain supplier scorecards, set expectations and evaluate existing supplier base in relation to established cost, quality, and deliver metrics • Achieve company, financial, and department metrics • Assisting in Windsor meeting year to year budgeted sales and profit • Assist in new employee training in scheduling; materials area • Lead and direct employee functions such as selection, hiring, and development of employees, conducting performance reviews and creating development plans.

Skills & Qualifications:

Excellent organizational skills Proven leadership and negotiation skills Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of distribution of goods.

Minimum Education:

2 years post high school College degreed preferred

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

5 to 7 years of procurement and/or supply chain experience within a distribution and/or manufacturing environment preferred.

Candidates Must Apply By:

Please submit resume no later than 9-23-17


Salary is commensurate with experience. Woodgrain/Windsor Windows & Doors has a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, group and supplemental life insurance and disability, 401(k), and other valuable benefits.

Job Division(s)
Windsor Windows and Doors
– 900 South 19th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265