Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working with purchasing and operations? Maybe a role as a Purchasing Manager with ASSA ABLOY is the role for you.

ASSA ABLOY is a world-leader in total door opening solutions. The Americas division is responsible for North and South America and employs approximately 9,000. The divisional management is located in New Haven, CT.

Located in Berlin, CT, this role reports to the Manager of Operational Support and directs a team of Buyer Planners supporting ASSA ABLOY brands produced and distributed from our Berlin, Connecticut plant. As a Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for daily operations support, managing and developing a team of Buyer Planners, inventory management and cost savings projects.

Responsibilities include:

Establish yearly strategic objectives and related action plans and critical success factors for each buyer/planner and the department

Assume overall responsibility for the material management goals of the company, such as Material Throughput, Part shortages, Inventory Accuracy and implement plans to ensure that those goals are achieved.

Drive lean transformation throughout the supply chain and continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement process

Achieves financial objectives by working with the management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions.

Strong knowledge of ERP system- JDE preferred.

Job Requirements:

To succeed in this role we believe you need previous Purchasing Management experience in a manufacturing environment with a heavy emphasis on operational support and Buyer Planner development. A Bachelors Degree is required for this position. Advanced knowledge of procurement and inventory principles, theories and processes strongly preferred as well as Project Management experience.

We see you as a person with good interpersonal and social skills. An analytical individual who has the ability to be a strategic. A long-term thinker coupled with the ability to drive short-term operational objectives is the ideal candidate. If you enjoy a fast pace environment with a growing company, ASSA ABLOY is the place to be.

Let's open the doors to the future - together!

Working for ASSA ABLOY means that you will be part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the global leader in door opening solutions we are using the latest technologies to open doors to events, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving company with many opportunities.


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