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Supervisor, Purchasing in Moorpark, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Title
Supervisor, Purchasing

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Job Summary
Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build – including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment. Benchmark can provide specialized engineering services, including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development. We believe that we have developed strengths in the manufacturing process for large, complex, high-density printed circuit boards as well as the ability to manufacture high and low volume products in regions such as China, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania and Thailand. Our Moorpark, CA location is looking for a Supervisor, Purchasing. The Supervisor in Purchasing oversees and directs the activities of a purchasing section, assuming responsibility for the acquisition and inventory management of materials including cost, quality, delivery, inventory levels and lead time trends in support of customer requirements. Coordinates tasks required to meet the acquisition and inventory management needs for specialized commodity areas.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Lead employees performing professional purchasing duties, ensuring appropriate assignment based on special qualifications and knowledge
• Ensure appropriate methods of purchase order administration are maintained; Monitor or participate in major dollar procurement negotiation
• Meet with key suppliers to promote the Company’s best interest concerning all matters dealing with the purchase of materials and services and to identify changing market conditions
• Assure compliance with contractual and customer requirements
• Review progress of team activities and recommend corrective actions where necessary
• Lead procurement in the planning and coordination of assigned categories of materials with Divisional Purchasing supervisory personnel
• Ensure the coordination of purchase material costs inputs required to support Proposals
• Ensure that personnel actions are consistent with Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, other related company policies and procedures and in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
• Oversee prioritization of assignments; Plan, budget, organize and direct flow of work to meet both internal and external expectations
• Utilize Continuous Improvement principles and drive efficiencies and quality enhancements within department
• Lead staff through effective hiring, development, utilization, inspiration and counseling
• Provide a safe and healthy work environment
• Ensure a work environment that will foster openness, commitment, discipline, career growth and both an internal and external customer focus
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
• May require advanced knowledge of Visual Basic and/or SQL
• Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (MAPICS, Baan or equivalent)
• Demonstrate effective written and oral communications
• Understanding of the total business operation to include material procurement, order entry, forecasting, manufacturing, invoicing, customer returns, inventory levels and on-time delivery
• Demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidences
• Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Effective interpersonal skills, both internally and externally
• Ability to demonstrate discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain decisions
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Ability to effectively mentor coworkers
• Lead, or at least participate in, a continuous improvement activity complete with documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
• 2+ years of experience in commodity purchasing/planning, supply chain analyst Other Requirement:
• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
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Moorpark, CA, USA

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