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Purchasing Director- Textiles in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2018

Job Description

WHO CLIENT IS:
•  Multi-billion dollar thriving global manufacturer; North American HQ in Charlotte, NC 
•  Strong market position and rich, stable heritage
•  Culture that values building long-standing relationships with its customers and consumers

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER:
• Executive Leadership that is highly engaged offering both experience and knowledge 
• Dynamic employees with great moral, low turnover 
• Great opportunity to contribute at both strategic and tactical levels

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
• Oversee all bulk purchase and other high dollar purchases
• Develop cost savings initiatives which will offset or exceed budgeted inflationary factors
• Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships
• Establish, develop, and maintain multiple sources of supply for raw materials
• Partner with global procurement experts to leverage purchasing through economies of scale
•Track market intelligence for demand/supply/price movement of key raw materials
•Monitor sources of raw materials for social, economic, and political unrest as well as foreign exchange rates and weather related issues which could cause delays in shipping/receiving materials
•Ensure the global Procurement Policy is properly followed for all applicable purchases
•Document and maintain proper purchasing documentation and departmental records (including price histories)


WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED
Charlotte, NC

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:
• Bachelor's Degree (Textile Engineering or related field)
• 7-10 years Textile Manufacturing experience 
• Analytical skills to include cost benefit analysis, supplier rationalization, and total cost analysis
• Ability to understand macro and micro economics
• Strong managerial experience
• 25% travel required, some international