Manages and coordinates activities to source new suppliers, negotiate contracts and walk suppliers through Quality Approval to achieve delivery of raw materials for plant needs. 

  • Establishes and runs projects related to sourcing needs as directed from upper management.
  •  Establishes procedures to accomplish sourcing a variety of materials in a cost-effective manner.
  • Prepares and assigns task to team members working collaboratively with all departments.
  • Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.
  • Keeps informed of economic, industrial, and other trends that affect markets, prices, and delivery conditions.
  • Recommends major purchases of materials based on anticipated changes in prices or on unusual availability situations.
  • Participates and leads in contract negotiations and vendor selection.
  • Monitors performance and capabilities of vendors to ensure maintenance of delivery, quality, and price commitments.
  • Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Manages and evaluates supplier performance.
  • Acts as a liaison in dealings between vendors and user departments when necessary.
  • May perform duties of Buyer in new supplier start up phases.
  • Responsible for Inventory Turns and cost savings projects

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We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, employer-paid short-term disability, and other ancillary benefits. Hager offers PTO, company paid holidays, 401(k), and an incentive bonus plan.


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