Purchasing Manager

Cincinnati, OH

Post Date: 08/02/2018 Job ID: JMM6.4.1 Industry: Supply Chain

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Group Leader of Purchasing, the Purchasing Manager will be responsible for a $150M global spend of pigments; negotiate prices as required; select and manage vendors; work cross-functionally with finance, warehouse logistics, sales, etc.; coordinate all purchasing activities for the manufacturing locations.

The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience sourcing chemical such as pigment, inks or related chemicals; experience working on a global level; BA/BS. 

My client is offering a generous compensation package and growth potential.


  • Purchase raw materials; Identify, select, manage and negotiate with Vendors.
  • Work with teams on distribution strategy from procurement side.
  • Coordinate with Regulatory to ensue raw materials meet the various regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain and update SAP for purchasing data, pricing, etc.
  • Prepare monthly reports for purchasing activities, price movements and project update.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years relevant experience (Supply Chain, pigments and inks chemical experience)
  • SAP knowledge


Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

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