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Purchasing manager job description

I/ Key duties of Purchasing manager

1. Track Purchasing activity and measurements.

2. Training purchasing Clerks and Salesmen in the department.

3. Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and
others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action.

4. Ensure supplier compliance with site and company requirements for safety.

5. Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.

6. Assist department in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products.

7. Taking over an existing project of customized and private label food products.

8. Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and
equipments in a timely and cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining
appropriate quality standards and specifications.

9. Dealing with suppliers.

10. Dealing with Brokers.

11. Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to
facilitate the timely purchase of new food products.

12. Help to lower the cost and secure agreements.

13. Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of
invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier.

14. Implement procurement strategy and policies.

15. Forecast procurement needs.

16. Create and implement KPI’s.
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17. Continually develop expertise to support growth for new projects.

18. Monitor macro trends in supplier and contract base and implement plans to react.

19. Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and customers.

20. Lead the procurement group in all phases.

21. Identify and develop training opportunities.

22. Order materials and services as per negotiated and appropriately approved. Review

23. Prepare purchase requisitions, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with
company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.

24. Maintain procurement files.

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II/ Job description types of Purchasing department

Purchasing include job description of positions as follows:

   1. Purchasing manager
   2. Purchasing director
   3. Purchasing officer
   4. Purchasing clerk
   5. Purchasing associate
   6. Purchasing specialist
   7. Purchasing consultant
   8. Purchasing assistant
   9. Purchasing executive
   10. Purchasing coordinator
   11. Purchasing supervisor

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