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Procurement Supervisor

Company: Shick Esteve
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Founded in 1956, Shick Esteve provides ingredient automation solutions to multiple industries that include baking, coffee, distilling/brewing, confectionery, pet food, snack food and prepared foods, among others. Our goal was and still is to enhance each customer's production process with solutions that provide accuracy, accountability and consistency in an economical manner. We are committed partners to our customers.Why Work For Shick Esteve?For over 60 years Shick Esteve has specialized in finding innovative solutions and providing unmatched service for food industry leaders around the world. How do we accomplish this? Through our people!Behind everything we do are our team members striving for excellence empowered by a culture of hard work and dedication. We embrace our values of passion, accountability, fun, consistency, and responsiveness, and believe in the power of a cohesive, high-performing team. Our people are what set us apart from the competition, and if you're ready to join an industry-leading company that truly values its employees, we want to hear from you today!Job Summary:The Procurement Supervisor will lead the tactical procurement team to ensure successful project execution, on time delivery of goods and services. The supervisor has direct reporting responsibilities for a team of buyers and is responsible for the delivery and performance of the team to the business. The position has change management and process development elements to instill best practices and continuous improvement initiatives. The supervisor will plan, direct, and coordinate tactical procurement activities to limit costs, improve lead times, quality, and customer service.Essential Functions:Prepares RFP documents and bidders list. Prepares issues and will manage the bidding process.Leads and manages the evaluation process through the distribution of quotations, preparation of the bid tabulation, and collaboration with all departments. Makes recommendations for selected bidder(s) and who to award. Reviews and issues POs; follows up and expedites.Confirms accuracy of orders by validating information provided on supplier acknowledgements including price, ship dates, quantities ordered, part numbers, destination and shipping methods. Able to resolve simple claim or dispute events with suppliers, to include quality, delivery, lead-time, scope changes.Responds to inquiries from a variety of individuals for the purpose of providing timely and accurate information. Coordination of technical clarifications and questions between manufacturing and other departments.Gathers information to be used in monitoring supplier performance.Administratively manages the tactical procurement team: personnel development and allocation of workload and responsibilities.Adds value through bringing innovative ideas to the business.Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or comparable program required.Minimum of three to five years in a procurement leadership role, including personnel management required.Minimum of seven years purchasing experience required.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees. Ability to drive issues to closure in a professional and compliant manner.Familiar and supportive of technology and automation. MRP/ERP software experience required. Working knowledge of advanced features in Microsoft Office suite. Advanced user of Excel - creating complex spreadsheets, formulas, etc.Proven Project Management skills: Must be highly organized, attentive to detail and able to handle multiple projects.Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a manufacturing environment preferred.PM21PI187913514

Keywords: Shick Esteve, Kansas City , Procurement Supervisor, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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