Director of Procurement

Dallas, Alabama

Job ID: 31178
Posted: 2022-05-19
Employment Type: Direct Hire

ITAC is looking for a Director of Procurement for an amazing auto body client! This is a 100% remote position that can sit anywhere in the U.S.

This position will be responsible for implementing a hands-on approach to starting a procurement division, including building a team, developing relationships with key vendors, and conducting margin/volume analyses to improve profitability.

What you’ll be doing (duties of this position):

  • Developing cost-effective strategies for the purchasing of a variety of materials
  • Maintaining relationships with suppliers as well as growing and building relationships with new vendors
  • Evaluating spending operations and ensuring on time delivery while enhancing the quality of products
  • Communicating with senior management with updates on deliverables and their impact on production
  • Conducting RFP’s, cost analyses, and setting benchmarks for improvement
  • Ensuring risk management procedures are developed and implemented to mitigate and manage any supply chain issues with product
  • Supervising the purchasing team to ensure fluidity and process improvement
  • Working closely with the legal department to ensure contracts and terms are favorable and aligned

What you’ll need to be considered (requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Previous leadership experience desired
  • Automotive retail experience highly desired
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Must understand supply chain function and key performance indicators tied to supply and material management.
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office suite including strong Excel skills for business and industry analysis, financial analysis; supplier selection and management.
  • Strong analytical skills for total cost of ownership and benefit.
  • Attention to detail and strong oral and written communication skills.


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