Now Hiring: Purchasing Manager for Sozio

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Fragrance provider Sozio is currently searching for a purchasing manager to work in its New Jersey location.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities.
  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise and work closely with suppliers to obtain and develop desired products.
  • Arrange local inbound transportation, negotiate/confirm freight costs for final delivery of goods and coordinate with local importing/ exporting broker/ agent as required for goods delivery/ receipt.
  • Work with the freight forwarder to make ocean bookings, oversee all export documentation and work with affected parties to resolve shipment issues.
  • Works with sales and service to accurately develop purchasing forecast for long-term contracts and sales incentive programs.
  • Forecast upcoming demand, track status of on-going purchasing activities, Issuing bid packages to Vendors, manage storage and inventory.

The ideal candidate would have five years of procurement and raw material purchasing experience; be able to demonstrate knowledge of supply chain, strategic sourcing and contracting concepts; have an ability to work both independently and on cross-functional teams and have MS Office and strong communication skills. Additionally, manufacturing plant, international sourcing and/or international manufacturer experience is preferred.

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