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Procurement Manager

Company: Landscape Forms
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Join the Landscape Forms Supply Chain team as our Procurement Manager! We are a growing organization, sourcing a wide variety of materials and collaborating across teams. This role showcases the opportunity to lead the Sourcing and Purchasing Teams to achieve on-time, reliability, continuous improvement and cost goals to drive success for the Operations team. As the team leader, you will develop and coordinate strategies for commodity management that support on-time deliveries to the customer, new product launches, and successful supplier relationships. Our Supply Chain team is driven, eager to learn and engaged in an organization that is design driven. It's a great opportunity to facilitate team growth, improve processes, build supplier relationships, and develop a succession plan for the Supply Chain Team. If you are looking for a growth opportunity at an organization where you can make an immediate impact, please apply below!
Landscape Forms takes prides in offering a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, insurance benefits (available your first day), 401(k), family and parenting leaves, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, quarterly bonuses, and paid time off.
How You Contribute
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each principal accountability satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Drive Landscape Forms on-time performance for specific business segments using a metric-oriented approach to supplier delivery and quality
  • Lead team to meet or exceed new product development requirements for raw materials costing, on-time product launches and successful sourcing of new materials and manufacturing processes
  • Drive commodity strategy, collaborating with stakeholders to design plans that meet supply needs through supplier accountability, development, new supplier addition and award of business
  • Consistently act from a continuous improvement perspective, championing projects for supply chain process improvement, standardization and innovation
  • Identify, create, and advocate for capital requests to increase the robustness of supply and achievement of Operations KPIs.
  • Support organization growth through annual planning activities & execution, managing team member and supplier resources, and meeting supply chain budgets
  • Guide team member development through accountability, motivation, engagement, influence and empowerment. Plan for succession within the supply chain team.
  • Prioritize safety by urgently addressing safety issues, proactively addressing potential causes and always following facility guidelines

    Criteria for Success
    The candidate must have a history of achievement with an emphasis on problem solving plus a history of progressive advancement in Supply Chain management or related business systems. The candidate must also be able to communicate respectfully and clearly to drive accountability with team members, peers, leaders and suppliers.
    Undergraduate degree in Business, Integrated Supply, or other related Supply Chain programs. A CPISM or APICS certification is an advantage. 5-10 years of experience in a combination of planning, logistics, production scheduling, or inventory control.
    Work Environment and Physical Requirements
    The environment is mostly office but may include a shop environment that is noisy and dirty. Travel up to 25% both domestic and international is expected. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the principal accountabilities.
    Who We Are
    Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated solutions of high-design site furniture and advanced LED lighting. For more than 50 years we have produced site furnishings that help designers and other clients achieve beautiful, functional environments that enhance the experience of outdoor space. Our secret is simple. Design, Culture and Craft drive everything we do.

Keywords: Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo , Procurement Manager, Professions , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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