Director of Purchasing

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 11/28/2023 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM23.10.9.1 Experience:

Job Description

My client, a leading, global consumer products manufacturing company is seeking a Director of Purchasing for their Sarasota, FL facility.

Reporting to the VP of Operations, the Director of Purchasing will be responsible for leading the company's $75M raw materials procurement process including: sourcing, negotiating, contracts, purchasing, cost savings initiatives, freight, materials and inventory management and continuous improvement of the purchasing process, while managing a team of 6.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the strategy and sourcing of all purchases taking cost savings into consideration
  • Manage supplier scorecards
  • Lead the research, strategy and development of new products
  • Work directly with international suppliers – vendor selection, contract negotiations, etc.
  • Mentor and inspire team of 6


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree and MBA is preferred
  • Experience in a senior level purchasing role with a manufacturing company
  • Experience sourcing raw materials such as steel and other metals
  • Proven management experience 

My client is offering a generous compensation packaging including bonus and relocation assistance.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

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