Heritage Environmental Services, LLC Director of Purchasing in Indianapolis, Indiana

Director of Purchasing - Indianapolis, IN

Director of Purchasing

  • Corporate

  • Indianapolis, IN, USA

  • Full Time

Health/Dental, Vision,Critical Illness, Accident, Life, Disability, 401K with company match, Profit Sharing, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement.

Primary Purpose

The Director of Purchasing will be responsible for designing, implementing and managing our centralized purchasing department. This person will also be responsible for planning and procurement. The Director of Purchasing will be a crucial member of our team as they streamline and scale supply chain and purchasing processes strategically and efficiently as Heritage continues to grow.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Ensures Health & Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.

  • Strategic planning and execution to enhance profitability, productivity, and efficiency throughout the company's operations

  • Negotiate strong mutually beneficial partnerships with our vendors

  • Coordinate the logistics of supply chain including the plan or strategy, the source of raw materials or services, production and delivery

  • Ensure a strong financial position to improve profitability and growth through sound management of cost drivers, continuous improvement, cost controls, and supplier relationship management

  • Interact regularly with executive team and individual department heads to ensure that company's operational priorities align with total company direction

  • Continually investigate and introduce process improvement measures and present suggestions

  • Participate in vendor negotiations to ensure product quality and cost-efficiency

  • Manage all employees of the department and responsible for the performance management and hiring of all the employees within that department.

  • Travel up to 20%

Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Education: Bachelor's degree required. Engineering, Science, Business, or related discipline preferred.

Experience: Minimum 10 years' Sourcing/Purchasing/Procurement management required. Proven purchasing/procurement experience in petroleum, chemical, utility, or waste management industries required. Experience with government buying practices and XBE purchasing preferred. APICS certification a plus.

Knowledge and Abilities: Analytical thinking abilities to develop a strong purchasing strategy. Ability to understand and apply risk management concepts to supply chain management. Command a thorough knowledge of RFP processes. Strong negotiating skills. Technical capacity. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Strong business acumen. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.

A post offer drug screen will be required. A post offer background check may be required.

EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled

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