• Purchasing Manager

    Job ID
    2018-1185
    Category
    Purchasing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Corbins Electric, we believe people are first!  Our teammates, our partners, and our customers can expect that we genuinely care to serve them and look out for their best interests.  Our culture is built on the cornerstone of our Core Values – Build Trust, Champion Innovation, Promote Development, and Operate with Excellence!  They set our expectation of each and every employee and are integrated in everything we do. As one of the largest electrical contractors in the Southwest and an industry leader in virtual construction, fabrication, electrical construction, and electrical service, we continually look for people who share in our Core Values.

     

    We are currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager to develop and administer all activities associated with procurement and distribution of materials. This role will also oversee the company’s fleet of equipment to ensure it is safe and operational to meet our business needs.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for developing and administering procedures for procurement of materials and supplies for the company, including policies and procedures for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services
    • Establish and maintain positive business relationships with suppliers and ensure all pricing and rebates are in the best interest of the company
    • Oversee all Staff purchasing for entire company to ensure proposals and procurements are within company policies
    • Analyze purchasing trends, re-evaluate current suppliers, evaluate prospective suppliers and negotiate new rates
    • Establish, build, and maintain positive relationships with current and potential vendors
    • Establish and negotiate rebates with current vendors
    • Oversee staff of Fleet Coordinators to ensure that the fleet is safe and operational for use as a tool to meet our contractual obligations

     

    Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies and accounting
    • Ability to multi-task, collaborate with others, set priorities and take initiative
    • Excellent relationship building skills and ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
    • Successfully managed a team of at least 3 and successfully identified and initiated a project related to position
    • Strong analytical and negotiating skills
    • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, presentation skills are a must. Bilingual a plus
    • Fleet management experience a plus
    • 10-20% estimated travel
    • Bachelor’s Degree or 10+ years of relative experience
    • 5-8 years Purchasing and/or Project Management experience in construction required

     

    This is a safety sensitive position and all applicable policies including drug test and background check will apply. 

    It has been and continues to be the long-standing policy of Corbins Electric to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Corbins Electric complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

     

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