Position Profile

Our client is a manufacturing company on the I-75 corridor south of Atlanta. The company has a great culture and awesome benefits. We are seeking a great candidate to replace someone who is retiring.

Similar titles: Materials Manager, Procurement Director, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Director, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Supervisor, Senior Buyer, Strategic Sourcing Director, Supply Chain Manager.


  • Lead the department. This includes purchased goods supply chain, contracts/leases, supplier negotiations, budgets, and direct reports.
  • Collaborate with other departments and company entities (domestic and abroad) to identify needs and assist in developing solutions / synergies for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.
  • Assess current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.
  • Prepare and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Draft, explain, and implement instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.
  • Evaluate and approve conditions for issuing and awarding bids.
  • Resolve grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Validate and correct month end raw material and packaging inventory for onsite and external warehouses.
  • Act as the company’s representative in negotiations with suppliers to determine the most total cost-effective products and services.
  • Manage contracts / leases for various services (cell phones, car rentals, car leases, warehouses).


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and at least three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with international purchasing, shipping terms, and tracking.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Reply / EEOC

  • Send résumé and cover letter with salary history to: dave@ofarrellcm.com.
  • Must be free and clear to work in the USA for an indefinite period.
  • Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Referral Bonus!
Who do you know who is qualified? Are you qualified? Want to learn more? Please email me. We award a $250 Amazon gift certificate to those who refer a successful candidate. Thank you!

# # #