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Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

FPC of Brighton

FPC of Brighton

Location: Hudson, NH

Compensation: $80,000 to $100,000



A Procurement Manager is responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services, and managing vendor relationships for all major purchases. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, manage critical lead times, and find more profitable suppliers.  A Procurement Manager must be professional, proactive and positive when interacting with vendors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures.
  • Manages direct reports in the day to day performance of their jobs
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Expedite critical and/or late purchased components
  • Active participant in a continuous improvement environment
  • Partner with the Project Manager and Operations to ensure project/department milestones are met and adhering to approved budgets
  • May be called upon to assist with special projects and assume responsibility for the development, administration, and promotion of specific projects, as required



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be professional, proactive, and positive.  Having a passion for exceptional customer service and support is a must.  Being sensitive to the unpredictable demands and uncertainties associated with customer service is a requisite to delivering superior results and exceeding the expectations of very demanding customers. 

Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred; minimum of 5-10 years’ experience. 1-3 years supervisory experience preferred.


Key skills and abilities:

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes (custom automation cell and highly regulated industry experience is a plus)
  • Medical device manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Able to hold vendors accountable to meet pricing and delivery, i.e. not afraid of confrontation 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgment along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Proven organizational skills


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