Purchasing Manager jobs in the United States

Purchasing Manager manages procurement and purchasing operations and implements the strategy to provide the materials and services to meet organizational requirements for quality, volume, availability, and pricing. Maintains strategic supplier relationships, negotiates contracts, and implements systems for monitoring performance, assessing risk, and responding to changes in demand or disruptions in the supply chain. Being a Purchasing Manager collaborates with other functions to define current and future inventory requirements and manage inventory levels. Implements processes and systems and utilizes technical tools to analyze data and increase responsiveness to material demands. Additionally, Purchasing Manager oversees auditing processes to ensure procurement and recordkeeping comply with any applicable industry or governmental regulations. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Purchasing Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Purchasing Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

Purchasing Manager - Roselle, IL
  • Signode -Purchasing Manager
  • Roselle, IL FULL_TIME
  • Purchasing Manager - Roselle, IL

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    Description/Job Summary

    About Signode:

    With over $2B in revenue, 80 manufacturing facilities across 6 continents and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Signode is a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of transit packaging consumables, tools, software, and equipment that optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect products in transit. Signode brings this extensive product portfolio together under hundreds of trusted brands to offer complete transit packaging solutions to its customers.

    We produce strap, stretch and protective packaging. We also manufacture packaging tools and equipment used to apply the bulk packaging materials. These commercial packaging products are used to pack, bundle, unitize, protect and secure goods during warehousing and transit. Our company is a  materials, processes and automation technology that have revolutionized the sector.

    Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, we are proud to be the Transit Packaging Division of Crown Holdings, Inc. We are excited to go to market as Signode and to share the portfolio of products, services and capabilities that make us the world’s premier end-of-line packaging company.


    Signode offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, life insurance, wellness perks, and more. Benefits begin the month following the hire date.



    This position is eligible to participate in the Signode annual bonus program with a target of 15% of base salary.


    This role will oversee and manage overall purchasing operations to maximize efficiency, reduce risk, and minimize cost of organization's purchasing. Work effectively with the plant operations teams, engineering, and accounting to deliver on customer (both internal and external) demands.

    Essential functions of role:

    • Manage the Procurement team to meet company and dept. goals and objectives.
    • Responsible for material procurement, inventory control, cost savings, outsourcing and vendor management.
    • Work with Global Sourcing for identification, selection negotiations, contract process and implementation to meet all requirements for legal, safety, ethics, quality, delivery, costs, and cashflow.
    • Manage and lead cost saving initiatives through negotiations and value engineering.
    • Assure those departmental personnel develop a culture of continuous improvement mindset.
    • Collaborate with multiple-functional managers and global planning teams to implement good planning practices including S&OP, level loading, time fencing and other planning strategies.
    • Track, analyze, manage, document, and report on open customer orders, past-due lines, past-due dollars, stock status, and other purchasing related metrics as needed.
    • Collaborate closely with cross functional team to ensure high on time delivery of products.
    • Setup, maintain and continuously improve data elements (such as item master attributes, planning strategies, etc.) accuracy in Navision ERP.
    • Support new product launch activities as purchasing core team member and subject matter expert.
    • Leadership: Willingness to work on the shop floor and lead by example, building followership; ability to influence decision making with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, bring teams to agreement. High tolerance for ambiguity.
    • Communication: Interpersonal skills that build productive relationships and influence others, both within the business and across organizations. Ability to interact with all levels of the business (senior leaders to working teams), exceptionally good listening skills, able to present complex or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.
    • Teamwork: collaborate effectively with others in the spirit of common objectives.
    • Planning and Execution: Excellent project management and prioritization skills. Solid business acumen. Able to deliver results despite changing environment.
    • Analytical Problem-Solving Ability: Able to identify problems; apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify root cause using data. Innovative and effective solutioning, risk mitigation and execution.

    Position qualifications:


    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent, with prefer no less than 5 years of business/operations, materials management and/or planning experience OR a Master's degree with no less than 3 years of industry experience. APICS certification is additional advantage.
    • Strong planning and procurement skills with demonstrated experience using and applying continuous improvement tools and methodologies.
    • Familiarity with Navision or equivalent ERP systems and ASCP will be advantageous.
    • Knowledge of Kanban, JIT and other Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma practices is desirable.

    Highly Desirable:

    • Intermediate to advance skills in MS Office Suite primarily Excel.
    • Ability to analyze data.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Effective Change Agent
    • High level of integrity
    • High ethical standards.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Self-motivated with high energy and passion for quality.
    • Must be able to handle multiple tasks/ projects and manage priorities accordingly.
    • High level of interpersonal skills to build business partnerships with site personnel and key stakeholders 
    • Travel expectations for this role are low (<10%)

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities.

    The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

    Signode Industrial Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Income Estimation for Purchasing Manager jobs
$121,614 to $160,926