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Purchasing Project Manager

Company: Aerotek
Location: Rogers
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


  • Responsible for purchasing input through all phases of a project including confirmation of supplier selection and approval, first article completion, and establish
  • standard costs.
  • Manages procurement related tasks from development to production.
  • Works closely with commodity managers, engineers, and suppliers to control product cost, performance, and meet project timelines.
  • Communicate project timing to buyers, suppliers as well as sharing supply strategies with engineering.
  • Drive standardization of components in development and leverage existing approved suppliers while supporting category management strategies. Communicate the need for new suppliers to Category Managers & Supplier Quality Engineers.
  • Identify and manage the sourcing and procurement of components supporting multiple New Product design teams.
  • Communicates New Product Development Projects to the Procurement Team. Supports key project needs, technologies, timing, and objectives.
  • Accountable for completion of transactional tasks including requests for quotes and drawing updates, PO maintenance, delivery status, loading costs to Oracle, communicating specification revisions with suppliers.
  • Initiate print reviews of supplier parts between engineering, supplier quality engineers, and suppliers for defined project critical requirements.
  • Identify / document cost reduction opportunities and communicate them to the respective category team.
  • Understands specifications relative to materials sourced. Select best manufacturing processes and associated suppliers resulting in a component that meets organizational objectives.Additional Skills & Qualifications:
    • BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Materials Management, or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3+ years purchasing/supply chain management experience with demonstrated capabilities.
    • Experience working with direct commodity ownership, negotiation, and new product development.
    • Strong communication skills to support necessary interaction with suppliers, internal customers, support groups, engineers, and management.
    • Must be flexible in assignments and be proficient in managing multiple priorities.
    • ISM, CPSM, APICS or actively pursuing certification is preferred. About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Minneapolis , Purchasing Project Manager, Executive , Rogers, Minnesota

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