Positions We Hire For:

We're always on the lookout for talented, energetic people to join the Gorbel team. We hire for positions in these areas:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Software Engineering and IT
  • Applications Engineering
  • Technical Customer Service
  • Materials Management and Purchasing
  • Welding, Painting, Assembly, and Packaging
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Maintenance and Facilities

Even if there isn't a current open position that meets your interest, send us your resume today so we can keep it on hand for future openings: [email protected].

Manufacturing Shifts By Location:
New York
  • 1st Shift: 7:00am - 3:30pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 2nd Shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 3rd Shift: 11:00pm - 7:30am (Sun-Thurs)
  • 1st Shift: 6:00am - 2:30pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 2nd Shift: 2:15pm - 10:45pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 1st Shift: 6:00am - 2:30pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 2nd Shift: 2:00pm - 10:30pm (Mon-Fri)
  • 3rd Shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am (Sun-Thurs)

Purchasing Manager

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Job Department :


Job Locations

  • Victor, New York

Shifts for Victor, NY :

8am - 5pm (Mon-Fri)

Description :

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of procurement activities including sourcing vendors, developing strategic partnerships, leading negotiations, ensuring business continuity, and optimizing the supply chain for cost, quality, and delivery.  Effectively manage the procurement’s tactical responsibilities while developing strategic direction for the supply chain.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead a team of Associate Buyers, Buyers, and Senior Buyers responsible for the tactical and strategic execution of procurement processes and strategies.
  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships and relationships across the global supply chain.
  • Optimize the supply chain for total landed costs across each of the product lines and business portfolios balancing cost, quality, and delivery.
  • Source new suppliers to support the business objectives.
  • Lead vendor negotiations for long-term contracts, pricing, and other key deliverables.
  • Ensure supply chain business continuity through conducting risk assessments, developing second source strategies, and managing local vs. corporate-wide supply strategies.
  • In collaboration with Manufacturing and Finance, conduct make vs. buy analyses and provide recommendations to senior management for approval.
  • Manage new and existing suppliers through formal supplier assessments, providing regular supplier scorecard feedback, and corrective actions as needed.
  • Monitor purchase price variance (PPV) and drive improvements.
  • Develop and manage key metrics such as Raw Materials as a % of Sales, On-Time Good Delivery of Material, Purchase Order Accuracy, etc.
  • Support Business Development Team efforts through the stage gate process to source new materials and vendors and provide price estimates based on sales volume.
  • Provide root cause investigation in response to material quality issues in support of the Quality Management System.Manage suppliers through incoming quality issues and resolution ensuring effective corrective actions and preventative actions (CAPA) are put in place.
  • In collaboration with the Cost Accountant, develop predictive cost models based on market fluctuations and price changes to develop impact assessments on total product costs.
  • Monitor key market trends that affect material availability and pricing.Develop strategies to ensure continuity in the supply chain at optimal costs.
  • Drive improvements utilizing Lean tools and principles.

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • High degree of business ethics and accountability
  • Leadership and application of lean tools and principles to drive improvements
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Proficient with ERP systems
  • Effective in both written and verbal communications
  • Able to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.
  • Skilled negotiator

Preferred Skills :

  • APICS certification for CSCP

Benefits :

Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, paid time off package, 401k with company contribution, FSA or HSA options, educational assistance, dependent scholarship program, onsite fitness center, and much more!

Work Environment :

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements

  • Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Sitting, working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time
  • Primary work environment is professional corporate office

Disclaimer :

Gorbel® is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Gorbel® is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at 585-924-6204.

Interested? Fill out an employment application (Download Adobe Acrobat form to provide digital signature or fill in form in browser and print to add signature). Send your resume and application to [email protected].