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Purchasing Manager

Greer, SC

Order: 1741302

CRS is seeking professional, experienced candidates for a Purchasing Manager position in the Upstate of SC. Great opportunity for someone with a background in the Automotive industry to advance and grow with a stable company!

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Someone who demonstrates:

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • A commitment to continuous improvement

  • A relentless drive to succeed


Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of direct material sourcing and supplier quality for the manufacturing plant

  • Develop and implement long and short-term strategic supplier sourcing management plans

  • Update and maintain all supplier sourcing guidelines, strategy and process

  • Negotiate prices on all parts/services, gauging, and capital equipment

  • Supplier contract negotiation including direct material procurement, services, capital, development, bailment, etc.

  • Lead all supplier selection and resource efforts

  • Investigating best technology for application

  • Define and implement supplier cost reduction activities for defined savings targets

  • Track and coordinate all supplier quality improvement & cost reduction data

  • Planning and follow-up on Capital equipment ordering and timely delivery

  • Track material price development of all Direct Material (BOM)

  • Supplier relationship management

  • Vendor capacity planning for direct materials in conjunction with Logistics based on long term forecast to ensure timely and sufficient deliveries

  • Supporting Logistics in lean enterprise requirements from suppliers

  • Supplier Quality Assurance

  • Improvement of Supplier Quality Systems

  • Review and approval of supplier PPAP for direct material

  • Creation and maintenance of receiving inspection instructions for direct material

  • Own supplier scorecard documentation and evaluation process

  • Tracking of supplier delivery quality (PPM levels, PPAP on-time delivery, response time, etc.)

  • Implement source inspection procedures at supplier location

  • Work with troubled suppliers to ensure proper quality levels achieved


Some requirements for this position:

  • BS in technical or business field

  • 5-10 years minimum experience in an automotive environment

  • SAP system knowledge

  • Previous experience in a supervisory position, minimum 3 years

  • CPM Certification


$75k-$90k, DOE

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM


Next Steps:
with CRS in person Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am and 4pm at:


337 Spartangreen Blvd.
Duncan, SC 29334


Or Apply Online Now!