Purchasing Manager in Woodbridge Township, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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Job Description

Our client, a leading distributor of consumer products, is adding a Purchasing Manager to their team. The ideal Person for this role with have experience with a global distributor, preferably with revenues $100 mil +.
In this role the ideal professional with be responsible for;
  • Managing the day to day purchasing activities
  • Expert in negotiating better vendor pricing with manufactuuring /distribution industries
  • Oversee effective production, which includes inventory management, sourcing, component management, production management in partnership with the warehouse manager.
  • Create cost savings via price reductions, multi point sourcing, product or vendor substitution, etc.
  • improve vendor payment terms
  • Enter and track purchase orders and inventory.
  • Track and coordinate shipments through the supply chain.
  • Prepare purchase orders
  • Issue WIP's


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years' purchasing experience
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain, ability to make strategic recommendations
  • Strong computer skills, particularly excel