Purchasing Manager / Production Support


Purchasing Manager / Production Support

Do you seek a position that utilizes your purchasing/negotiating talents combined with your machining/assembly/manufacturing expertise? SNELLING seeks full-time Purchasing Manager who provides Production Support with your divergent thinking for our Fort Collins’ client.

Perks for the Purchasing Manager / Production Support Position:

  • Excellent, reputable, 30+ year old company
  • Pay: $55,000 – $65,000 DOE with full benefits package
  • Fun, fast-paced culture with room for growth

Responsibilities for the Purchasing Manager / Production Support Position:

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing and operations support strategies.
  • Create and track key metrics to reduce expenses and track performance.
  • Perform cost and risk analysis for current and future contracts.
  • Monitor performance of the operations manufacturing group.
  • Direct supervision and daily monitoring of buyers, stock room and receiving team members.
  • Continue and create new processes based on Lean concepts for inventory control.
  • Seek out new vendors and suppliers who will perform as partners, adding value to our organization.
  • Work closely daily with manufacturing supervisors.
  • Assess and develop plans to ensure key components are ready for production on time delivery.


Required qualifications for the Purchasing Manager / Production Support Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 years’ leadership experience, preferably in purchasing and manufacturing environment with direct reports of 5+
  • Ability and desire to be a servant leader, create a positive working environment and lead by example.
  • Proven work experience in a custom-build manufacturing environment
  • Divergent thinking and problem- solving skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Proven experience negotiating pricing and utilizing available resources to ensure the organization realizes the best value possible

Snelling is a full-service staffing firm, placing candidates in (temp/temp to hire) and direct hire positions in Northern Colorado for 22 years. All inquiries are strictly confidential, and all search fees are paid by our clients.



Fort Collins, Colorado 80525




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4055 Valley View Lane, Suite #700
Dallas, TX, 75244

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