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Purchasing Superintendent CR

Manufacturing Operations
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-       Able to supervise buyers and clerical positions

-       Capable to negotiate with suppliers.

-       Strong written and verbal communication skills

-       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications     


-       Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or equivalent


-       Five years in purchasing, materials or similar positions, preferable experience on the medical (or other regulated) industry.

 Specialized Knowledge (Desirable):

-       Strong knowledge of computer software and hardware including Supply chain systems (ERP, MRP)

-       Knowledge of budget management.

-       Advanced English  

-       Microsoft Office

-       Oracle

 Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

-       Organize, plan, and prioritize work. Identify and prioritize problems and drive them to resolution.

-       Lead the purchasing team (1:1s, supervision, mentoring, coaching, guidance, development)

-       Evaluate and review subordinate performance via goal-setting and the performance review process

-       Assist buyers on solving day to day issues with buyers and suppliers.

-       Track Corporate initiatives execution (Spend analytics, Commodity teams, payment terms, contracts)

-       Ensure robust procurement processes and systems are in place.

-       Develop robust negotiation strategies.

-       Develop & implement a Contract management system

-       Execute actions to achieve at least 5% cost reduction on materials (VIP, Negotiations)

-       Manage procurement activities (supplier development, selection, quoting process, contracting, PO management) for products and services from development to retirement.

-       Responsible for the supply of component required to support the production plan.

-       Participate in a cross functional NPI team to achieve product goals related to cost, time to market and quality.

-       Ensure vendor’s supply chain and materials market trends are constantly monitored to avoid supply interruption.

-       Lead Supplier Business Reviews process for key suppliers.

-       Ensure proper communications and liaison between suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.

-       Develop and implement strategies to reduce standard cost and optimize company’s cash flow.

-       Develop and implement strategies to increase inventory turns.

-       Responsible to negotiate contracts and monitor their progress.

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