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Purchasing Supervisor

Company: Winchester Interconnect
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

As our Purchasing Supervisor, you will oversee daily purchasing activity Winchester Interconnect. If you are a strong communicator with a knack for solving problems; strong analytical skills and are undeniably strong with planning and organizing, this might be the job for you! This role is an essential part of our team ensuring the necessary parts and supplies are available, on-time to provide the highest quality products to our customers worldwide! You'll enjoy working in a fun, collaborative, and fast (high-mix/low-volume) manufacturing operation.

Falmat, the San Marcos division of Winchester Interconnect, engineers and designs high-performance cables to overcome the toughest challenges for the most severe environments. We combine advanced technology, custom-engineered designs, and world-class quality to deliver industry-leading performance for the most demanding industries and applications. There are approximately 150 employees working at this facility.

The Winchester values are Accountability, Collaboration, and Empowerment (ACE). These values guide how we lead and how we work at Winchester and allow us to do all that we do for our employees and customers!

What are you Accountable for?

Reporting & Management of key vendor KPI performance
Oversee Buyer performance to exceptions actions such as items not purchased, push/pull, excess
Oversee effective utilization of the MRP module across the supply-chain organization
Procurement of electrical components, materials, fabricated parts, and supplies as needed
Oversee strategic and long-term pricing agreements with suppliers, new and existing
Improve supplier performance in cost, on-time delivery, lead-time, and quality
Optimize logistics/transportation including 3PL and other strategic logistics arrangements
Oversee planning activities (job creation and execution) to optimize flow, yield, and optimal OTD performance to customers
Assist the quality team with RMA dispositions and corrective actions related to vendors
Oversee materials estimating as it relates to new customer RFQ, and coordinate with manufacturing engineering for labor estimate

How do you Collaborate?

Our Purchasing Supervisor will collaborate across the Value Stream. You will collaborate with the manufacturing, production, and warehousing teams to ensure parts and tooling are ordered as necessary for success. As well, collaboration with the engineering/quality teams to source new vendors will be critical.

What are you Empowered to do?

Lead, train and mentor
Collaborate with other teams to order and purchase raw materials, parts, tooling and supplies
Maintain supplier performance ratings and OTD ratings
Define logistics and supply-chain strategies
Source challenging parts and resolve critical supply-chain issues
Ensure minimal excess inventory and overages and optimal inventory turnover
Improve material flow and oversee material planning
Maintain AVL

Criteria for Success:

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related field or equivalent is highly preferred
APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or APICS Certified Supply chain Professional (CSCP) a plus.
5+ years experience in purchasing position with extensive demonstrated success of implementing & maintaining master schedules
High level of computer literacy, with specific proficiency in MS Excel, Access, Gantt, and flow charts
Understanding of SQL is highly desirable
Strong working knowledge of ERP/MRP and planning systems; Epicor ERP highly preferred.

Communication Systems We Use:

Google Suite
Bonusly
Salesforce Chatter
Experience using an ERP/MRP system
Knowledge of Google Workplace a plus

Why choose Winchester Interconnect?

At Winchester, we dream big, get stuff done, and like to have fun!

Winchester Interconnect is a leading global provider of interconnect solutions that help fuel the ever-changing electronics industry. Throughout our 75 year history, Winchester's business strategy, technical capabilities, passion for quality, and service have supported our customers' innovation.

As Winchester continues to expand, it is placing increased emphasis on its people, products, operations, supply chain, and key relationships while encouraging a transparent environment that fosters innovation.

Empowerment, Collaboration, and Accountability are the fundamentals of the Winchester Interconnect Leadership Strategy. These values are part of our every day at Winchester Interconnect, and this is how we are able to do all that we do for our employees and customers.

We believe in empowering our workforce to think outside the box and make decisions that move our business forward. We hold ourselves and others accountable for following through on what we say we are going to do. We collaborate between departments, teams, business units, and customers to share best practices and become the best interconnect company in the world.

Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

Visit https://www.winconn.com/careers/ for additional information about the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In addition to federal law requirements, Winchester Interconnect complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Winchester Interconnect expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: Winchester Interconnect, San Marcos , Purchasing Supervisor, Other , San Marcos, California

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