Full-Time

Manager of Purchasing and Materials

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Synapse International

Synapse International

11-50 employees

AI-powered global talent recruitment solutions

Consulting

Senior

Worcester, MA, USA

Required Skills
Agile
Sales
Management
Requirements
  • 5+ years of Purchasing and Materials Management experience
  • Entrepreneurial and agile management approach
  • Experience with perishable goods or those with a limited shelf life
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management
  • Proven history of developing effective inventory management policies
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Computer skills required: Inventory and integrated ERP/Accounting Software, Oracle NetSuite strongly preferred with NetStock a plus; Warehouse Management System Software; Microsoft Office Suite.
Responsibilities
  • Immediately identify and prioritize key product classes and SKUs based on movement, replenishment requirements, and system settings
  • Continuous assessment of product velocity by SKU and branch, and development of systems to maximize agile response to changing conditions
  • Develop and maintain key supplier relationships; negotiate, develop, and maintain all procurement contracts for competitive pricing, service levels, and legal terms
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify opportunities for improving costs/service
  • Review/revise supplier scorecards and audit process as appropriate
  • Work closely with sales, operations, and branch management to ensure the most responsive supplier service
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Ensure inventory levels support demand, minimizing stock outs
  • Develop/enhance robust demand planning procedures to support the business, while continuously striving to eliminate slow-moving, excess, and obsolete inventory
  • Supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, training, directing and supervising, evaluating and ensuring the success of staff in the Materials department

Synapse International excels as a desirable workplace due to its strong emphasis on technology-driven solutions in the recruitment industry, leveraging AI to enhance hiring processes effectively. This approach not only positions the company at the forefront of tech-enabled recruitment solutions but also fosters a culture of technical excellence and efficiency among its global workforce. The proprietary AI-driven methods facilitate the building of exceptional teams, making it an attractive environment for those passionate about transformative tech and optimal team compositions.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Marina del Rey, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-4%

2 year growth

26%