• Director of Procurement

    Job Locations US-TN-Lenoir City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/9/2018 4:09 PM)
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  • Primary Function

    Manages the purchasing and forecasting functions.  Oversee the day-to-day activities of the Procurement personnel.  Actively supports and upholds the Company’s stated vision, mission and values.

    Essential Functions

    • Manages all purchasing activities, needs forecasting, and procurement
    • Works closely with business proposal teams on materials pricing and acquisition
    • Maintain relationships with vendors and monitor performance
    • Manage and/or negotiate strategic pricing strategies and stocking programs for all Janus projects and sites
    • Accountable for the maintenance, development, and implementation of Janus' Procurement documents to include plans, work instructions, forms, standard operating procedures, and training
    • Responsible for educating the workforce on all procurement-related matters
    • Lead, develop, train, and supervise department personnel
    • Track and report on Procurement metrics to add value to the purchasing process
    • Manage the maintenance of vendor information, including business size, performance and qualifications of each vendor
    • Meet with vendors to control backorders, improve or maintain on-time delivery, prevent or solve problems, and share forecasts
    • Oversee the Purchase Order Requisition (POR) process

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelors degree in a related technical discipline or equivalent relevant work experience
    • At least ten (10) years experience in purchasing/procurement
    • At least five (5) years of management experience
    • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFARS, and CAS
    • Experience working with regulators to obtain a CPSR compliant purchasing process
    • Professional certification preferred
    • Intermediate user level of computer systems, Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Deltek Costpoint or similar accounting system, database applications, and documentation control systems
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation
    • Ability to identify problems, suggest solutions and react to change with a high degree of attention to detail
    • Ability to gain internal support and to operate independently without supervision
    • Ability to establish working relationships with customers, other companies, and all personnel within the organization
    • Must act with high ethical values and uphold corporate philosophy and confidentiality
    • Ability to work outside normal work hours including weekends with short notice when dictated by work load
    • Ability to routinely travel away from primary work location in excess of normal work day
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong written and oral presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
    • Strong initiative
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

    Janus is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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