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Purchasing Manager

Company: Thermon Industries, Inc
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

We Are
Thermon Inc., (NYSE: THR) is an Industrial Technology company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Through its global network, Thermon provides safe, reliable and mission critical industrial process heating solutions. Thermon serves the global energy, power generation and chemical markets to provide innovative solutions for industrial heating applications by deeply understanding our customers' needs. Thermon specializes in providing complete flow assurance, process heating, temperature maintenance, freeze protection and environmental monitoring solutions. Our values of Care, Commit and Collaborate are the bedrock of how we conduct business both internally and externally.
Thermon has an established record of innovation and excellence. We recognize this is only possible with the hard work and dedication of our employees. We strive to maintain a dynamic and diverse workforce.
We offer environments where collaboration, mentoring and professional growth are encouraged. Ideal candidates for our team will recognize the value of being a part of an organization that not only provides a competitive wage but that also promises a great career.
The Role
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead our Purchasing Team at Thermon's largest manufacturing plant located in San Marcos, TX. The Purchasing Manager will lead purchasing of products and services, manage supplier relationships, act as the primary point of contact for business stakeholders, ensure on time delivery of products, and negotiate with suppliers for favorable price, quality, delivery, and payment terms. A combination of strong business acumen and leadership skills within an industrial manufacturing business environment along with the ability to foster long term internal and external partnership relationships are imperatives for the success of this role.
What You Will Do

    • Willingness and ability to adapt Thermon's Care, Commit, and Collaborate culture
    • Develop and implement strategies for procuring, storing, distributing and maintaining goods and or services
    • Lead and mentor a team of purchasing professionals
    • Develop, qualify and maintain suppliers to deliver products and services according to engineering and quality specifications
    • Work closely with Global Strategic Sourcing to execute supplier development and qualification as per Sourcing Strategy. Enable profitable growth and global reach.
    • Optimize total landed cost and minimize supply disruptions
    • Analyze supplier capabilities, capacity, compliance, risks, etc. to ensure production continuity
    • Lead supplier performance assessments, monitoring, and timely corrective actions
    • Issue Purchase Orders and ensure on time delivery of products and or services
    • Monitor and resolve supplier payment issues
    • Create and distribute reports pertaining to planned orders, released demands, shortages, schedule changes, inventory, and supplier payments
    • Monitor business trends and product availability to optimize total landed cost without sacrificing quality or delivery times
    • Promote Purchasing continuous improvement projects at Thermon and at suppliers for lead time reduction, cost reduction, and process compliance
    • Regularly review and remain current on Operating Procedures, Quality Procedures, Manufacturing Procedures and Engineering requirements
    • Develop and implement procurement policies, procedures and instructions
    • Work closely with Manufacturing Operations, Engineering, and Quality organizations to execute on various supplier development projects

      Act as a key liaison for internal stakeholders and suppliers

      To be successful in this role you will possess

      • Proven ability to lead teams through significant change management initiatives in a fast-paced environment.
      • A combination of strong business acumen and leadership skills within an industrial manufacturing business environment along with the ability to foster long term internal and external partnership relationships are imperatives for the success of this role.
      • Strong cross-cultural communicator and relationship builder at all levels of internal and client organization(s) with the ability to work effectively across functions
      • Excellent people leader skills capable of inspiring and developing a best-in-class organization where results, attitude and behaviors are modeled at all levels.
      • Strong technical ability. Ability to understand and communicate technology and specifications to customers.
      • Strong Supply Chain leader with additional knowledge in other areas such as manufacturing, engineering, R&D, business, and market development.
      • Ability to partner effectively with a senior leadership team and functional leaders in a matrixed environment
      • Ability to adapt Thermon's Care, Commit, and Collaborate culture
      • String negotiation skills
      • Proven collaborator

        Knowledge and Experience:

        • Minimum ten (10) years of hands on experience in purchasing for large industrial manufacturing companies.
        • Minimum five (5) years of successful team leadership experience. Demonstrated skills in negotiations and relationship building. Expertise in managing large and complex projects.
        • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Logistics, or Business Administration; Master's degree (MBA or Engineering) preferred.
        • Procurement certifications preferred (CPSM, CSCP, etc.)

          When applying please submit your resume referencing this job post. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Keywords: Thermon Industries, Inc, San Marcos , Purchasing Manager, Executive , San Marcos, California

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